Earthfire Stories

Tag: Wildlife Corridors
A line of shipping containers marking the border between the US and Mexico in a hilly, arid landscape

On November 15, 2022, I stood on a high ridge south of Tucson, AZ. I was on a field trip with the board and staff of Wildlands Network, a US-based...

Fish swimming in water above rocks

Some 20 years ago, I wrote this article while trying to save part of a wildlife corridor in danger of being lost to development. I didn’t succeed, but hope springs...

Gray and white owl on a dead tree

Some 20 years ago, I wrote this article while trying to save part of a wildlife corridor in danger of being lost to development. I didn’t succeed, but hope springs...

Spider web covered in dew droplets
How to Make It all Work

What I am trying to do with Earthfire is impossible, but maybe trying will get us humans closer to living in tune with the Earth. It is essential to start...

Seeds in various stages of germination

Seeds are tiny, magical packets of latent energy and potential, ready to burst forth when conditions are right. They contain the very essence of Life itself: ancient wisdoms and future...

— by Susan Eirich, Hope McKenzie, Chelsea Carson — “For thousands of years animals have migrated in a rhythm as primal as a heartbeat, followed by their human and animal...

Green overpass designed to allow wildlife safe passage across highway

— by Chelsea Carson — Just as humans use roads, airways, and trails to travel between places, wildlife must also use corridors to travel between habitats. A wildlife corridor connects...

Close up of bear feet

There are places in Yellowstone National Park where alternating grizzly bear footsteps are worn deep into the earth, forming trails that lead to very specific sites at geothermal vents. These...

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