Major Victory in the Tongass Rainforest in Alaska!

Major Victory in the Tongass Rainforest in Alaska!

The Tongass temperate rainforest in southeast Alaska has been called “North America’s lungs” as towering spruce and hemlock absorb and store vast amounts of carbon dioxide. The forest is also incredibly rich in wildlife: spawning salmon jam streams...

Our comments to the USDA on their new climate strategy.

The USDA is developing a climate strategy in response to President Biden’s Executive Order and requested stakeholder input (see the Federal Register link here). These are our comments: Wild Heritage Comments USDAEO Climate Change 2021
A letter to the Biden Administration

A letter to the Biden Administration

Read the letter Wild Heritage and partners sent to the Biden Administration outlining our views on a forest strategy for achieving the U.S. 30×30 objective: IntAct Primary Forest McCarthy Letter FINAL

Earth Day thoughts…

Earth Day turned 51 on April 22. Our Chief Scientist, Dr. Dominick DellaSala, points out the accomplishments and challenges ahead for a planet in peril: Contemplating Earth Day’s 51-year midlife...

Telepress conference on Tongass rainforest importance

Our Chief Scientist Dr. Dominick DellaSala joins representatives from the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council and the tribal village of Kake, Alaska in calling on the Biden Administration to protect old forests and large trees as part of its climate...