New nonprofit focuses on state wildlife management reform, calls for shift from ‘consumption’ to ‘conservation’

A new nonprofit has entered the conservation battle, focused on reforming how the state of Washington manages wildlife and ecosystems. Washington Wildlife First will set its sights on reforming state agencies, chief among them the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. “The state’s wildlife management must shift from a consumption model to a conservation model, … Read more

WESTFORD WILDLIFE WATCH: A LOOK BACK

Are we still wishing everyone a Happy New Year when Omicron rages on? Yes, I think we do, because 2022 should be better than 2021. Despite the fact that 2021 was the second year of the Covid virus, and it was all about vaccination and wearing masks, our walks in nature and beauty at our … Read more

Restoring America’s Wildlife Act will save $1.4 billion annually

The Restoration of America’s Wildlife Act came close to passing last week when it was approved by the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works. The legislation, which its supporters have described as a “game-changing” for America’s fish and wildlife, can now be voted on by both the House and Senate. The accompanying version of … Read more

These New Technologies Could Change Wildlife Conservation – The Hill

Published last December by Preservation Technology Network WILDLABSalong with a group of academic and non-profit partners, Report It is the first of its kind to provide a comprehensive assessment of the state of conservation technology. Researchers surveyed 248 ecologists, technologists, and academics in 37 countries about the 11 most common conservation technologies, including camera traps, … Read more

Celebrating the power of wildlife photography

In honor of National Photography Month, we interview Alex Goetz, Justin Grob, filmmakers, wildlife photographers, and founders. Play Wild MediaWildlife Conservation, a film production company. Running Wild Media has partnered with Defenders to visually support our mission to protect America’s wildlife and wild places. picture Play Wild Media When did your interest in photography first … Read more

Utah bill aims to make fundraising for wildlife conservation more transparent and accountable – St George News

St. George – While the Utah Wildlife Agency oversees the millions of dollars in conservation funds raised each year at nonprofit hunting fairs and banquets, the full scope of the programs involved and the fundraising process has been somewhat of a mystery to lawmakers and taxpayers alike. File photo for illustrative purposes: Southern Utah hunting … Read more

Wildlife shelter animals leave after licenses surrender

Wilmington – The Adirondacks Wildlife Sanctuary is looking for new homes for the majority of its animals afterwards The operator has handed over two remaining wildlife licenses The state planned to cancel after years of allegedly deceptive and incorrect reports about the Wilmington Animal Farm. Records obtained by the Adirondack Explorer indicate the state’s Department … Read more

Best destinations in Spain for wildlife tourism

The Iberian lynx faced extinction only twenty years ago, but the population is slowly recovering … [+] In the last years. GT While Spain has gained worldwide fame for its vibrant cities, stunning beaches, and wealth of intricate architecture, the nation is still largely underappreciated when it comes to wildlife tourism. Fortunately, as international travel … Read more