Dr. Ron Sutherland is Wildlands Network’s Chief Scientist based in Durham, North Carolina

President Biden will soon sign an Executive Order committing the federal government to working to achieve the ambitious 30×30 conservation goal: Protecting 30% of the lands and waters of the United States by 2030, to stave off the biodiversity extinction crisis and better prepare our ecosystems for surviving rapid climate change. At Wildlands Network, we have a long history of leading the way on big, bold visions for continental-scale conservation. As such, we are well-positioned to advise on ideas for implementing 30×30 in the U.S. Here is…


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