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

WHC presents 2021 Ibis Award to the Stellantis Windsor Assembly Plant

SILVER SPRING, MD, December 6, 2021 – Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) has announced the winner of the 2021 Ibis Award — the Stellantis Windsor (Ont.) Assembly Plant. The Ibis Award recognizes a WHC-Certified program that has demonstrated resilience of spirit and advancement of conservation despite lockdowns, quarantines and additional government-mandated regulations.   Since 2009, the plant has […]

Corridors of Community: WHC and partners secure funding for alley activations in Detroit

After a decades-long hiatus, the city of Detroit is reinvesting in its alleyways, creating new opportunities for economic, environmental and social progress. Recognizing the potential for these alleys to foster biodiversity, community-building and climate resilience, WHC and a group of Detroit-based partners have initiated, and recently secured a new source of funding for a locally focused alley activation project.  The $50,000 award was secured through the Thriving Cities Challenge, which was hosted by the Salazar Center […]

WHC and SP Receive EPA Award to Promote Pollution Prevention in Southeastern U.S. Auto Industry

SILVER SPRING, MD, OCTOBER 18, 2021 – Corporate conservation organization Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) and automotive industry environmental sustainability association Suppliers Partnership for the Environment (SP) will receive $68,000 in funding from the EPA Region 4 Source Reduction Assistance (SRA) Grant Program, an initiative that supports pollution prevention (P2) efforts in the American Southeast. The […]

Dueling COPs and the Ministry of Nature: The Question of Jurisdiction over Biodiversity

At the bottom of all these words and declarations lies one simple truth: we need to stop the destruction of nature. We know what the drivers of destruction are. We know where the decision points lie, and we know how to fix and restore nature once its destruction has been halted. But it’s only in the jurisdictions that these things can happen.

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.
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