Future Leaders Summit 4: Wilder than Ever!

Community along the Las Piedras River

This is the 3rd post in our Future Leaders Summit 4 series. Read the previous posts: 1. Future Leaders Summit 4: Growing the Network 2. Future Leaders Summit 4: Hopes and Dreams Our 4th Future Leaders Summit was a great success, better and wilder than ever before! This was the first year that the Future Leaders Program was able to directly collaborate with ARCAmazon & LPAC, situated in the heart…

November News from WildFF

  Together we protect and restore wild forests   October/November 2016 The power of people working together in place-based conservation is an unstoppable force. WildFF builds capacity by working directly with local communities to protect and restore forests for generations to come. Check out our recent videos from the field below! Project Updates Future Leaders: Growing For its 4th Year Preparations are underway for our fourth year of programming! Watch our new…

Your Gift Changes the World!

Thanks to you, this year more than 11,000 acres were protected, over 300,000 native trees were grown and grassroots leaders around the globe were empowered. Thank YOU! Recently, I planted dogwoods and redbuds with Veterans, a local business (ArborZen) and college students here in North Carolina – and in the spring, we will plant over 500 hardwood seedlings to reforest lands. Digging through rock and soil and planting trees together…

Jam in the Trees Benefits WildFF

Wild Forests and Fauna is proud to partner with the producers, artists and hosts at Pisgah Brewing Company for Jam in the Trees taking place August 26th and 27th in Asheville, NC! *Featuring The Wood Brothers, The Del McCoury Band, Junior Brown, Willie Watson, Chatham County Line and more! WildFF envisions a world where the planet’s wildlife and wild forests are protected, ensuring widespread benefits for current and future generations. We…

Wild Forests and Fauna Announces New Executive Director

Release on January 12th Ben Colvin appointed as new Executive Director Contact: Ben Colvin, 205-915-1800, ben@wildff.org Asheville, NC (January 12, 2016) – Ben Colvin has joined Wild Forests and Fauna (WFF) as the new Executive Director, leading community-based forest and wildlife protection internationally and in the US. The announcement comes at a time of exciting growth at WFF as it forges ahead in its fourth year with several projects fully operating…