Episode 84: John Davis Introduces the Mogollon Wildlife Corridor Campaign
John Davis is executive director of The Rewilding Institute and editor of Rewilding Earth. For Rewilding, he serves as a wildways scout, editor, interviewer, and writer. He rounds out his living with conservation field work, particularly within New York’s Adirondack Park, where he lives. John serves on boards of RESTORE: The North Woods, Eddy Foundation, Champlain Area Trails, Cougar Rewilding Foundation, and Algonquin to Adirondack Conservation Collaborative.
You can read more about John’s epic journey “Trek West” in 2013, hiking, biking, and floating along the Spine of the Continent from Mexico to British Columbia to promote a Western Wildway. A big chunk of which we are talking about with John today.
- The proposed Mogollon Wildway boundaries
- Protections already in place
- The “Lobo Trail” initiative
- Wildlife overpasses and underpasses
- The Mogollon Wildway coalition
- MOGOLLON WILDWAY Ramble FIELD NOTES from Autumn 2018 Scouting
- The Mogollon Wildlife Corridor: A Big Step Toward Half Earth and Beyond -Kim Crumbo
- The Mogollon Wildlife Corridor campaign page
- What is Rewilding?
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.