Posts Categorized: Habitat Conservation

Prairie dogs, © Rob Englehardt

A Prairie Dog “Ranch” »

In June, Defenders representatives worked on the American Prairie Reserve to expand prairie dog colonies. We wanted to make new habitat more prairie dog friendly, to encourage prairie dogs to move into this new area, and to protect the growing colony from plague.

Shark, ©Ridlon Kiphart

Sharks – the Wolves of the Sea »

Scientists have found direct connections between the loss of sharks and the loss of healthy coral reefs, declining fish populations, crashing shellfish populations, and more. Remove one link in the food chain and the entire system can be thrown off.