Hunters and Wildlife Conservation in America–Will wildlife conservation survive the evolution of outdoor recreation?


Wilkinson, founder of Mountain Journal, and Sadler, its Washington, DC, correspondent, talk about the links between hunting and conservation in America and the impact of declining hunter numbers on wildlife management. Conservation Frontlines echoes MoJo’s sentiments in the introduction, below, about trophy hunting.READ MORE

WSF Joins HuntFish30x30


The 30×30 Initiative seeks to conserve 30% of lands and waters across the globe by the year 2030. Recognizing the input of sportsmen and women, the Wild Sheep Foundation has committed to the program.READ MORE

Building Landscapes of Coexistence–Anthropogenic resistance helps determine where wildlife could safely move within a landscape


As human-dominated landscapes increasingly fragment wildlife habitats, conservation planning requires better understanding of the impact of humans on wildlife. A new concept called anthropogenic resistance has been developed to inform connectivity planning by estimating the impact of human behavior on wildlife movement.READ MORE

January Update: Amur Tiger Prey Study – A small upload of camera-trap results

Last July, Conservation Frontlines introduced its first Select Study: research in support of predators and prey in Russia’s vast and remote Far East. Only some 500 Amur (Siberian) tiger survive there, and they depend on wild boar and red deer. These two species are also vital for the food security and culture of the human community in the region. Normally, the study leader, University of Montana grad student Scott Waller, would be there now, but of course he is stranded by the pandemic—which has also curtailed his funding. As we help him raise funds for the future, we asked him for a progress report. READ MORE