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SUGGESTED READING

Recent books of note related to Rewilding are featured here. This list will be updated regularly, and we welcome your contributions! In two days, Suggested Reading will move to Publications. Saving Tarboo Creek: One Family’s Quest to Heal the Land, by Scott Freeman. Freeman, a University of Washington biologist, and Susan Leopold Freeman (illustrator and […]

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WILDLIFE GOVERNANCE REFORM: Where to Begin

By Kirk Robinson and Dave Parsons In recent years it has become increasingly obvious that state wildlife governance needs significant reform – in all states, some more than others. There are three pervasive problems. One is that state wildlife management agencies and their associated wildlife commissions are held captive by special interests, including primarily hunting […]

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Split Rock Wildway, Part Three:  Half Way Home

By John Davis, Rewilding Earth editor, Split Rock Wildway steward As with so many wildlife connection efforts around the country, protection of Split Rock Wildway is far from complete.  Judging by the teachings of the Wildlands Network, Rewilding Institute, and Keeping Track, for the long-term viability of this vital wildlife corridor, about 15,000 continuous acres […]

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Split Rock Wildway, Part Two:  Adirondack Park’s Most Diverse Wildlife Corridor

By John Davis, Rewilding Earth editor, Split Rock Wildway steward A mother Black Bear with cubs waking from winter hibernation beneath a snow-covered spruce/fir thicket in the Adirondack Mountains of northern New York may serve her family well by leading her young down and east toward the fertile, equable Champlain Valley, on the west coast […]

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Split Rock Wildway, Part One:  Emplacing a Piece of the Atlantic/Appalachian Wildway

By John Davis, Rewilding Earth editor, Split Rock Wildway steward It takes a community to save a corridor; it takes a movement to save a continental wildway.  One of The Rewilding Institute’s focal areas, Split Rock Wildway, in New York’s Adirondack Park, exemplifies how a landscape may regain its Fishers, River Otters, Black Bears, Bobcats, […]

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Birds fly through the sacred

by Gary Lawless His All-Holiness, Patriarch Bartholomew, releases a kestrel into the wild sky on the Greek island of Spetses. The two kestrels released that day had been rescued and rehabilitated by the Greek organization Animas. One flew north, the other flew south. Zeus released two eagles at opposite ends of the Earth. They met […]

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CATRUNNERS, Chapter 1

To the Rescue (A Make-Believe Adventure for Youth of All Ages, Human and Feline) By John Davis [NOTE: This is a rough draft of chapter one of a novel in the works to be published soon by Essex Editions, which recently published a more serious book by John Davis called Split Rock Wildway: Scouting the […]

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Tree Rights Revolution

By Joan Maloof As founder and director of the Old-Growth Forest Network, I was recently contacted by the XPRIZE Foundation. The XPRIZE organization designs competitions to address great challenges. Beginning in 2018, XPRIZE and Kimberly-Clark are teaming up to identify the biggest challenges and trends in forest development as well as breakthroughs that could promote […]

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Introducing Puma Rewilding Profile: KLANDAGI

by Helen McGinnis Klandagi is the Cherokee word for the puma: literally “Lord of the Forest.”The Cherokee Indians’ homeland included parts of North Carolina, Tennessee, South Carolina, and Georgia. By 1930, native pumas (AKA mountain lions, cougars, Florida panthers and 200+ indigenous names) had been eliminated from the region, as had most of the Cherokees. […]

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