Category Archives for Big Wild Visions

Night, Sourdough Mountain Lookout

Sourdough Mountain lies at the heart of the North Cascades. A mile above the Skagit River canyon at the intersection of six major drainages, it commands one of the most spectacular views in the range. That summer [the dry summer of 2003] marked a milestone in the cultural history of the mountains. It was the […]

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Wildlands Network is Proud to Celebrate the Historic Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act

by Susan Holmes and Katie Davis, of Wildlands Network wildlandsconnections.wordpress.com Today we’re celebrating an historic achievement in the work to protect wild nature in the United States. This morning, Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA-8th) introduced the Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act in Congress—a legislative breakthrough decades in the making. See our News Release. The scientific community has long […]

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One Vision of Ecological Justice

By David Skrbina On present estimates, we humans share the Earth with some 8 million other animal species, and some 1 million plant species.  Yet we Homo sapiens—a single species—dominate the ecological basis of this planet.  We use, by some accounts, about 40% of the global “net primary productivity,” which is the surplus plant energy […]

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