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Iberá National Park Established by Argentine Congress
Image (c)  Tompkins Conservation website, News PRESS RELEASE December 5, 2018 — Buenos Aires, Argentina Iberá National Park Established by[...]

Rewilding Earth Podcast

Episode 10: Bob Leverett On Vital Importance Of Old Growth, Carbon Sequestration, and Forest Recovery
Bob Leverett is the co-founder of the Native Tree Society, co-founder and President of Friends of Mohawk Trail State Forest,[...]

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Check out Executive Director John Davis' latest article for a quick breakdown of Rewilding... 

The Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act of 2018
Thanks for helping to spread the word! From Wildlands Network Hi, everyone! The Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act of 2018 has[...]
The Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act of 2018
Thanks for helping to spread the word! From Wildlands Network Hi, everyone! The Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act of 2018 has[...]
Book Review of Dark Green Religion, by Bron Taylor
Book Review by David Johns …I take it [the problem of certainty] to be intrinsic to the human condition, that[...]
Rewilding at Many Scales: A Book Review Essay by John Miles
Dave Foreman, in his landmark 2004 book Rewilding North America: A Vision for Conservation in the 21st Century, makes a[...]
Episode 10: Bob Leverett On Vital Importance Of Old Growth, Carbon Sequestration, and Forest Recovery
Bob Leverett is the co-founder of the Native Tree Society, co-founder and President of Friends of Mohawk Trail State Forest,[...]
Give Thanks
Image courtesy of M. Tracy Hunter by Richard Grossman © At the risk of seeming overly optimistic, I would like to[...]
Fire in Florida and the Southeastern Coastal Plain
by Reed F. Noss Rewilding Earth editor’s note: The following is an excerpt (minus citations) from chapter one of Reed[...]
The Elephant Has Left The Room
Originally published in ScientistsWarning.org by Rob Harding Recently, Margaret Pyke Trust’s Chief Executive David Johnson boldly asserted “The elephant left the room quite[...]
Episode 9: Joan Maloof, Executive Director of Old-Growth Forest Network
Joan Maloof, Professor Emeritus at Salisbury University, founded the Old-Growth Forest Network to preserve, protect and promote the country's few[...]
Fire Storm: How Wildfire Will Shape Our Future
By Edward Struzik Book Review by John Miles This early fall of 2018, while I was reading a wonderful book[...]

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What Is Rewilding?

​Advanc​ing continental-scale conservation and restoration in North America and beyond.

Wildlands Defense

defending our public lands

Wild Wanderers

carnivore protection

Population Matters

overpopulation

Coexistence 

carnivore recovery

Green Fire Bulletins

green fire bulletins

Rewilding Initiatives

rewilding successes and lessons

Sharing the Flame

sharing the flame

Recommended Reading

recommended reading

Rewilding Players

Rewilding Players

Wildlands Philanthropy

Wildlands Philanthropy

Eco-Fiction

Eco-Fiction

Video Logs

rewilding videos

Rewilding Earth Podcast

rewilding earth podcast

Action Center

rewilding action alerts
Grizzly c/o Susan Morgan

Grizzly c/o Susan Morgan

Dave Foreman's "Around the Campfire"

Around the Campfire #77, Deconstructing Today’s Great Land Grab
Issue No. 77                                   [...]
#75 Around the Campfire; What Condition My Condition Is In
What Condition My Condition Is In Well, I guess it’s time to explain my withdrawal of late and why The[...]
#73 Around the Campfire: Comparing Applies and…Parsnips?
Around the Campfire #73,  July 24, 2017 State Trust Lands are often misunderstood in terms of both their character and[...]

Books of the Big Outside

rewilding north america
the wildness within
man swarm dave foreman
man swarm killing of wildlife

The Origin of "Rewilding"

The word rewilding was coined by conservationist and activist Dave Foreman around 1992, just before he and conservation biologists Michael Soule and Reed Noss co-founded the Wildlands Project.


Further Reading: Rewilding Synopsis | Rewilding North America | Rewilding Distilled | What is Rewilding?



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