As a science and outdoors writer, I’ve been working on a book on wildlife corridors for some time. A frequent visitor to Montana, I first became interested in the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative (, an ambitious effort to reestablish a northern Rocky Mountain wildlife migration corridor. With a little research, I found similar efforts across North America. Above, for example, I look across the Columbia Highlands linking the Rockies with the Cascades from the summit of Salmo Mountain in Washington state. My interests have since broadened to encompass many of the proposed corridors, which then led to starting a book.

Yet, as I continue to write about wildlife corridors, I find that completing such a book will take some time for exploration, research, and writing, while the completed chapters sit, without being available. And so, this website, which may eventually evolve into a traditionally published book.

I begin with the Colorado Plateau, Paseo Pantera (Path of the Panther), Algonquin to Adirondacks, and Okefenokee to Okeechobee. For each installment, an ebook of much longer text and complete references can be downloaded from Additional installments will be published as completed.

I hope you enjoy and find the corridor descriptions useful. Let me know what you think by leaving a reply below.

Russ Manning

A multitude of organizations and individuals are working to reestablish North America’s wildlife corridors. Their work gives us hope for the future.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s