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Haley McKey

Communications Associate
Haley's beat areas include Defenders’ Florida and Alaska offices, climate change, right whales, sea turtles and government appropriations.

Posts By: Haley McKey

Right whales, © Sea to Shore Alliance/NOAA, NOAA permit #15488

The Sound of Seismic »

Ear-shattering explosions echo through the ocean. Dolphins, whales and sea turtles scatter, trying to get away from the source of the noise. What’s making this deafening sound? Seismic testing.

Florida panther, © Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

A Long-Range Plan for Florida Lands »

With an incredible 20 million people already living there, Florida is one of the fastest-developing states in the country. Working on the HCP is a great opportunity to make sure new development doesn’t lead to the loss of important habitat, and to set an example for other landowners throughout the southeast.

Loggerhead Sea Turtle at Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge © Robbyn Spratt

Wildlife Weekly Wrap-Up »

Too Soon to Delist Yellowstone Grizzlies; Shooting Wolves May Impact Sightings and Tourism; A Sad Turn for Famed Colorado Wolverine M56; First Loggerhead Sea Turtle Nest on Georgia’s Cumberland Island; Two More Lobos in the Wild! Bats in Trouble; Wildlife Safe and Sound in Senate’s Defense Bill…For Now; SB 1386 Passes California State Senate; Being Smart (and Strong) from the Start on Ten West Link; Public Lands Day is Official in Colorado