Issue of the Week: Conserving Umbrella Species

An umbrella species is a species that is wide-ranging and offers protection to other wildlife that share the same habitat. They indirectly protect other wildlife through conservation measures that benefit the umbrella species specifically. Biologist and land managers are using these species to manage ecosystems. In the U.S., states like Wyoming are using protection of …

Weekly Update: American Wilderness Leadership School

Recently, SCI Foundation’s education department sent out over twelve-hundred invitations to educators across the nation inviting them to renew their energy and enthusiasm for teaching by attending The American Wilderness Leadership School (AWLS) in Jackson, Wyoming. This eight-day professional development workshop offers hands-on lessons focused around the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation. The program …