Episode 8: Jamie Phillips – Eddie Foundation, Wildlands Philanthropy, and Green Cemeteries
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Learn how to protect wildlands and wildways, and, just in time for Halloween, how to “die green!”A conversation with Jamie Phillips, founder and Executive Director of the Eddy Foundation. With on-the-ground reporter: John Davis
- Wildlands Philanthropy
- Splitrock Wildway
- Eddy Foundation projects
- Corridors, Underpasses and Wildways
- Bringing youth into the conservation movement
- Green cemeteries that people are dying to get into!
About Eddy Foundation
By supporting the interconnectedness of humans with each other and the ecosystem, the Eddy Foundation encourages truly sustainable natural and human communities. It works with individuals and organizations to help ensure that future generations can enjoy healthy landscapes with a full range of biodiversity. The Foundation supports projects that benefit old-growth forests, non-polluted watersheds, the arts, education and wild nature. Contributions to the Eddy are tax deductible.
Director of Digital Outreach (D.O.D.O.) for The Rewilding Institute
Host and Producer of the Rewilding Earth Podcast
Jack started Rewilding work as Executive Director of Sky Island Alliance in the mid-1990’s, organizing the Sky Island Wildlands Network design, ripping up illegal roads on forest service lands, installing wolf acclimatization pens on Ted Turner’s Ladder Ranch & conducting howling surveys to help make way for the final stage of the Lobo reintroduction program in the Southwest.
Through the years, Jack has worked with Dave Foreman and the Rewilding Gang to further Rewilding initiatives and education.