#MapMonday

Join our GIS team for a weekly installation of #MapMonday videos walking you through some of the interactive maps and story maps we’ve created!

Endangered Species on National Wildlife Refuges

Lindsay chats with our Director of Federal Lands, Peter Nelson about a new storymap that features endangered species that rely on national wildlife refuges.

The Okefenokee Swamp

Mae and our Southeast Program Representative, Christian, dive into the blackwater of the Okefenokee Swamp and National Wildlife Refuge and discuss why this critical wildlife area is in danger of losing its pristine landscape and biodiversity.

Polar Bears

Lindsay and Jen, our Alaska Outreach Coordinator, chat about the super cool bear from America's Arctic, the Southern Beaufort Sea polar bear.

Florida Manatees

Learn more about the 'sea cow' - the endangered Florida manatee - in this episode of #MapMonday with our Senior Florida Representative, Elizabeth, our Manatee Advocate, Liz, and Mae. You can check out our story map at dfnd.us/manateestorymap.

Gray Wolves

Howl you doing wolf pack? In this episode Lindsay and John, Defenders' Rockies and Plains Representative discuss the iconic gray wolf. You can check out the story map at dfnd.us/graywolfstorymap.

Orcas

There are fewer than 73 southern resident orcas left in the wild, and the ones that remain are full of pollution. Join Mae and Robb, our Northwest Representative, in learning about this highly endangered species, the threats that it is facing and …

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Lindsay and our Alaska Program Director Nicole, explore the expansive, breath-taking, and wildlife rich Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. You can explore the story map at dfnd.us/arcticstorymap.

Sea Otters

In honor of the upcoming World Otter Day, this episode of #MapMonday celebrates the sea otter. Mae and Andy discuss threats to this furry keystone species, what Defenders is doing to help, and how you can be sea otter savvy. You can check out the …

Grizzly Bears

To kick off Bear Awareness Week Lindsay talks to Erin and Russ, two of our field representatives who know how to play smart in bear country. You can check out the story map …

Mexican Gray Wolves

In this episode of #MapMonday Mae and our Southwest Program Director, Bryan Bird, chat about the endangered and elusive El Lobo (aka Mexican gray wolf). You can check out our Mexican gray wolf story map …