wildlife

Connecting to Enhance WHC Certification

In early February, the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) convened an impressive group of stakeholders to kick-start the design phase of an enhanced certification program that, when launched, will incorporate contemporary […]

Wildlife in Winter: Now You See Me…

It just snowed (again) out here on the East Coast, so it seems only fitting that I wrap up our “Wildlife in Winter” blog series by talking about how some […]

Recognize Endangered Species Day on May 16

What do a Brown pelican, Morelet’s crocodile, and Maguire daisy have in common?  They are all species which, due to their recovery in the last few years, have been “delisted” […]

Wildlife in Winter: Catching Prey Under the Snow

Last week I wrote about how some animals like voles, mice, and shrews utilize subnivean habitats as a way to stay warm and avoid being seen by predators while they […]

Wildlife in Winter: Finding Cover Under the Snow

Here in the Mid-Atlantic region, we’ve been experiencing snowfall on almost a weekly basis for the last month or so.  And while all this snow causes school shutdowns and traffic […]

Wildlife in Winter: Hibernation

Last week I wrote about migration as a strategy for surviving the colder temperatures and food shortages during the winter. However, a number of other animal species have instead evolved […]

Talking to Yourself: Making Employees Aware of Your Projects

The Wildlife Habitat Council knows that including employees in the planning, designing, and implementation of a wildlife habitat project is vital to its success. When an engaged group of employees […]

Wildlife in Winter: Migration

As we introduced last month, animal species have adapted a variety of techniques for surviving through the winter’s colder temperatures and decreased food availability. One of the more common strategies […]

Wildlife in Winter

In just a couple of days it will be the Winter Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere, the day each year with the shortest period of daylight. The Winter Solstice also […]

Nest Cameras

Spring has sprung, the flowers are blooming, and birds are nesting! Nest cameras are a fantastic way to monitor nesting birds without disturbing them, which is especially important for birds […]
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