Insights into trends in conservation from Margaret O’Gorman, President of Wildlife Habitat Council

Structured Lessons, Boundless Benefits – How Lannon Stone is using WHC Curricula to Create Memorable Field Trips

The Impact of Field Trips  Many of us can recall a pivotal field trip from our youth. Perhaps after observing tadpoles swimming in the creek, the lifecycle diagrams in your biology textbook suddenly made sense. Maybe a site tour given by an engineer or EHS professional even shaped your career path to this day.    Field trips offer proven benefits for children, inspiring life-long intellectual curiosity and contributing to higher scores on science exams, particularly among underserved students. Field […]

Discovering, Teaching and Cycling through the Diversity of Birds — A Conservation Conference Recap

Keynote Dr. Scott Edwards talks about how on-the-ground interactions, from the international research trips he’s led for students to his own cross-country bike trip, have helped promote a culture of unity, inclusion and respect for biodiversity.  

2021 WHC Awards Announced at WHC Conservation Conference

SILVER SPRING, MD, JUNE 9, 2021 – Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) announced the winners of its 2021 WHC Awards during WHC Conservation Conference, held virtually on June 8-9. The WHC Awards honor excellence in corporate conservation; recipients include both national and international companies across a variety of industry sectors.  This year’s top awards, signifying leadership in conservation, […]

New White Paper: Private Sector Potential for Community-First Climate Action

SILVER SPRING, MD, MAY 11, 2021 – Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) offers a new white paper available for download today, Leveraging the Power of Nature: Private Sector Potential for Community-First Climate Action. The white paper is sponsored by Cleveland-Cliffs and is available for free in our White Paper library. Since the Paris Agreement was signed […]

Sheryl Telford of Chemours Announced as New WHC Board Chair

April 29, 2021 – Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) announces the appointment of Sheryl Telford as the new Chair of the WHC Board of Directors. She succeeds Bill Cobb of Freeport-McMoRan, who remains on Board as Immediate Past Chair, Executive Committee. Sheryl was recently appointed as Chief Sustainability Officer at The Chemours Company, and continues to […]

4 Ways that Noise Pollution Can Impact Wildlife (and 4 Ways to Help)

Since many animals rely on their sense of sound for survival, they are particularly vulnerable to the problems that noise pollution can cause. Learn about these impacts and how to help.

Together, WHC and The Earth Lab Will Cross New Frontiers

WHC is joining forces with The Earth Lab, a Mexico City-based consulting group that specializes in the development and third-party certification of environmental projects. The new partnership aims to supercharge the environmental work that both groups are already doing throughout the Americas.

Breaking the Cycle of Cicada Slander

It is time to look at this natural phenomenon as a feel good show and not a horror movie.

Five Hot Topics for Corporate Conservation in 2021

Five key issues that took center stage in 2020 give cause for modest hope and provide signals for businesses looking to advance biodiversity protection and ecosystem restoration in the new year.

New White Paper Conservation and Community Through Site-Specific Reclamation

SILVER SPRING, MD, January 5, 2021 – Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) offers a new white paper available for download today, Conservation and Community Through Site-Specific Reclamation – End uses that encourage native species prosperity and connect to local and regional needs. The white paper is sponsored by Chemours and is available for free on our website. The white paper […]
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