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Conservation

 

Madii Lii: The Stronghold

The Madii Lii pipeline blockade is the result of indigenous resistance raging against the threat of pipeline being laid though traditional ancestral land. Madii Lii represents the culture of the Gitxsan First Nations people and their willingness to preserve their land and its resources by any means necessary. 

 

Wildlife Defence League: Trophy Free BC

Wildlife Defence League took to the wilderness of the West Kootenays in British Columbia on their spring Trophy Free BC' campaign. WDL crew confronted hunters, while monitoring, documenting, and exposing the BC trophy grizzly bear hunt.

 

Refuge Stewards: Western Pond Turtle

In partnership with the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife, the Columbia Gorge Refuge Stewards take part in a habitat restoration project for the western pond turtle.

 

Refuge Stewards: Tree planting 

In partnership with Lower Columbia Estuary Project, the Columbia Gorge Refuge Stewards planted over 550 tree's and shrubs to benefit the wildlife that call Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge home.

Purple Martin Banding

Take a glimpse into a day of banding Purple Martins at Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge. Refuge volunteer and master bander Cindy McCormack takes us through the process and discusses the importance of surveying and monitoring these lovely birds.

 

WILDLIFE DEFENCE League: Snare

Killing neck snares are cruel and inhumane devices, used to trap canids and other wildlife. Studies suggest that snares can take up to 23 hours to kill animals. Wildlife Defence League along with a handful of partners launch a campaign to ban the use of killing neck snares across Canada. 

 

Sea Shepherd: Operation Milagro

Sea Shepherd crew members give you a glimpse into the daily life of crew working on the Operation Milagro campaign in the gulf of California, Mexico.

Drones for conservation 

Drones are a very important and vital tool utilized by Sea Shepherd on their ocean defense campaigns. Drone pilot Jack explains how the drones are used, and the necessity of drones as a tool for ocean conservation. 

 

#ShutDownChase

350 Seattle takes on Chase Bank. Last year JPMorgan Chase increased its financing of the environmentally destructive Canadian tar sands by 400% and is currently attempting to block the introduction of a shareholder resolution that would force the bank to undertake a study into its tar sands investments. #ShutDownChase

 

Operation Great Bear 

Wildlife Defence League was invited up to the Sacred Headwaters of northern BC, Canada by the Tahltan First Nations people to help them with a road blockade. A strategic road blockade on the only road leading into an area the size of Oregon, successfully stopping trophy hunters in their tracks. 

In Defense of the Sacred

Wildlife Defence League were asked to come up and support the local Tahltan First Nations people on a very important road blockade during moose hunting season. Successfully stopping the entry of trophy hunters into the Sacred Headwaters. 

 

Marmot Cabin

Audubon Society of Portland make a convincing case to their donors why a new education building would benefit their outdoor programs, youth camps, and continue to inspire all to love and protect nature.