Habitat Conservation

When habitats are threatened, so are the animals who live there.

Larry Haverfield, Wildlife Hero: 1936-2014

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by Jonathan Proctor

One of grassland conservation’s greatest unsung heroes, Larry Haverfield dedicated his life to protecting endangered species like the black-footed ferret.

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Watch Out For Wildlife

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by Kylie Paul

This week is Watch out for Wildlife Awareness Week. It’s a time to remind ourselves to put aside distractions while driving and focus on the road – for our sake and for wildlife.

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Heart of Wilderness

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Medicine Bow Mountains and National Forest, © Howie Garber
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An Unprecedented Step for Corals

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Coral reef, © Jim Maragos/USFWS
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by Defenders of Wildlife

NOAA’s decision to list these 20 species is a great first step in recognizing the problems facing corals and other reef wildlife.

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The Heart of Wilderness

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Medicine Bow Mountains and National Forest, © Howie Garber
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by Jamie Rappaport Clark

Wilderness is special for both humans and wildlife, and it provides some of the greatest places for wildlife to be truly wild.

The post The Heart of Wilderness appeared first on Defenders of Wildlife Blog.

Moving Back Home Together

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August 26, 2014
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Bison, © Walter Novak
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A Monumental Issue

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Fisher, © John Jacobson / WA Department of Fish and wildlife
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How You Can Help

Taken straight out of a fairytale scene, the Berryessa Snow Mountain region is loved by all who visit its grassy slopes bursting with wildflowers and lakes surrounded by wildlife quietly drinking at the shoreline.

Ecosystem Services

Healthy habitats generate many benefits for humans as well as wildlife. Natural processes create healthy soil, clean and abundant water, fertile crops, and protection from flooding and climate extremes. These benefits we receive from nature are often called ecosystem services.

People also value nature - including the fish, wildlife and plants within it - for many reasons. In addition to providing food, water, clothing and building materials, nature offers cultural and spiritual benefits, recreational opportunities and an endless source of beauty.

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