Wildearth Guardians

WildEarth Guardians protects and restores the wildlife, wild places, wild rivers, and health of the American West.

Jul 04, 2022
Full time
Wildearth Guardians
WildEarth Guardians is seeking a full-time advocate in our Wild Places Program to advance a new paradigm of forest management and protection based on the growing body of science that demonstrates trees work cooperatively through symbiotic relationships between fungi and plants, which create shared mycorrhizal networks. These networks operate as a single organism connected by infinite biological pathways that allow trees to communicate and interact in intelligent ways, often described as ‘forest wisdom,’ which supports Traditional Ecological Knowledge and beliefs long held by Indigenous Peoples. The science, both new and old, make it clear that forests themselves have the intelligence and capacity for self healing and adaptation to new climate regimes.    In this position, the SW Advocate will be responsible for helping develop and advance new policies and protections for national forests in the southwestern US by promoting the concepts of “forest wisdom” throughout the...