Written by Katherine Sather | May 22nd, 2013
The Discovery Channel’s new series “North America” will go inside the lives of grizzly bears, red foxes and other animals. Until the next episode, get your animal fix here.
Written by Mark Tercek | July 13th, 2012
Our president and CEO Mark Tercek travels to the Florida Everglades for an important announcement of new funding to protect and restore wetland habitat on working ranches in the Everglades.
Written by Evan Girvetz | July 20th, 2010
A new report projects that climate change will endanger water supplies across much of the United States — but there’s still time to prevent the worst, says Conservancy scientist Evan Girvetz.
Written by Margaret Southern | May 18th, 2010
Can 5 mating pairs of red-cockaded woodpeckers find true love and raise healthy families on our Disney Wilderness Preserve? You’ve just got to follow our nature reality blog on them…
Written by Dave Mehlman | December 29th, 2009
Visiting Disneyworld in Orlando? Conservancy migratory bird expert Dave Mehlman says you should stop at the Conservancy’s Disney Wilderness Preserve, too.
Written by Judy Althaus | October 26th, 2009
Late October brings a slight chill to the air and shadows fall early as we dare to tip-toe through the bat trailer. Secreted within a dark corner of The Nature Conservancy’s 12,000-acre Disney Wilderness Preserve in Florida, this trailer is not for the timid. A rare maternity colony of southeastern big-eared bats has claimed the trailer as home. […]
Written by Darci Palmquist | June 11th, 2009
Unfortunately, it appears so. Conservancy wildlife biologist Monica Folk sent in this update today: We followed [parents] George and Gracie around their territory for over an hour yesterday, but their behavior did not lead us to believe that Uno remains alive. We believe that a predator took her after she fledged, during her first vulnerable […]
Written by Bob Lalasz | June 2nd, 2009
We haven’t updated you recently on the prospects of Uno, the red-cockaded woodpecker hatchling at our Disney Wilderness Preserve that we showed you video of a few weeks back, looking all transparent and gross (and precious and beautiful, too, because all life is beautiful, of course). Well, Uno’s growing up fast and looking a lot […]
Written by Bob Lalasz | May 14th, 2009
Do you want the good news or the bad news first in the saga of the newly hatched red-cockaded woodpeckers on our Florida Disney Wilderness Preserve? OK, the bad news: Of the four hatchlings we featured in the last nest video, three have died. The good news? The remaining hatchling in that nest is doing […]
Written by Bob Lalasz | May 11th, 2009
Red-cockaded woodpeckers have successfully bred hatchlings on The Nature Conservancy’s Disney Wilderness Preserve for the first time since the 1970s! See video above for the hatchlings of parents “George” and “Gracie” — and learn more about this conservation effort in the reality blog Knock on Wood!