The Big Crane Migration to Small Town Nebraska

One of the greatest migrations in all of North America was taking place as I raced eastward away from the setting sun. I was leaving behind bustling, nature-minded Boulder, Colorado nestled in the foothills of the Rockies, and headed towards the little Nebraskan farm...

WILD Women at TEDx

WILD’s family is full of wonderful and talented people, including many fun, fabulous and highly-skilled women.  Just a  few of our “WILD Women” were invited to speak at TEDxVailWomen on the theme “Invented Here.” Not just technology inventions, but also new...

In Celebration of Rewilding Europe

WILD/Wilderness Conservation Painting Expeditions Silent, motionless, perched on a ledge at Las Batuecas (Spain), intent on capturing nuances of ancient lines that depict the might and manner of wild goats, I gain awareness of a large bird, voicing its coarse,...

Powered by Pachamama

By Geoff Dalglish, Trail to Salamanca “Earth Pilgrim” Geoff Dalglish and others hiked the Trail to Salamanca from Geneva, 2500km (1500 miles) across four mountain ranges in six countries over 125 days, to arrive  in Salamanca just as delegates gathered from all other...

Mali mobilizes to protect the desert elephants

Despite the significant unrest and political turmoil in Mali over the past 7 months, WILD & the International Conservation Fund of Canada (ICFC) are glad to report that our Mali Elephant Project (MEP) has continued to work with the local communities and create a...

National Wilderness Month

Perhaps not at the top of list for politicking in the steamy race for the U.S. Presidency, wilderness remains a priority for the current Administration and will be on the agenda for the next Congress.  President Barack Obama has declared September as National...

The Murie Center: Conservation’s Home

As mentioned in the previous “Pronghorn Migration” blog by Alyson Duffey, the WILD staff in Boulder recently took a road trip to visit with our friends and partners at The Murie Center in Jackson Hole, WY. And what a phenomenal trip it was! We couldn’t have asked for...

Tracks of Giants: Feedback on the first stage

It is hard to believe that we are now one third of the way through our southern African journey. This translates as approximately 1700 k’s of walking and cycling through the varied and often spectacular landscapes of Namibia and now, the wooded and largely uninhabited...

Tracks of Giants: Thank you & Farewell Namibia

It took us 27 days and 1,490 km to pass through Namibia. And as it so often happens on long journeys, individual days tend to merge the passage of time. As we left the Dobe border post for the Okavango wetlands in Botswana, recollections of those first steps as we...

Tracks of Giants: Personal Reflection

The TRACKS team were due to cross the border into western Botswana today, 27 May,  at remote Dobe and to meet PJ Besterlink, old friend and conservation “giant” of Botswana.  As the Logistics Manager for the expedition, when I had heard nothing from the team by 6 pm I...
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