Demand for red-colored woods in China is devastating rosewood populations around the world, costing habitat and human lives.
Posts Categorized: Forest
As heavy snows blanketed the ground of Western Montana during the holiday season and into the New Year, the 2016 Wolverine Watchers project kicked off with an enthusiastic “Grrr!”
I held my breath as I watched the first blur of brown fur dash into the forest on short little legs, bushy tail streaming behind. As the last of the fishers bounded into the forest, our group let out a quiet cheer.
Nothing says western wilderness quite like intact landscapes with grizzly bears and healthy streams with native bull trout. But a proposed mining project in northwest Montana threatens the habitat and survival of these species protected under the Endangered Species Act.
This spring, Defenders and the University of Florida finished mapping a network of wildlife habitats and corridors across Northwest Florida. We used geographic information system (GIS) models to map priority unprotected habitats and to identify areas that will be developed in the years to come.