UGI is leading a regional collaboration on biodiversity conservation corridors. This group is presently developing a strategy - using an ‘open standards’ approach - to reshape how land use, transportation, and other actions and investments are implemented, and foster greater protection and restoration of wildlife habitat connectivity across the region.
Metro's analysis of habitat corridors using satellite image technology.
Habitat connectivity concerns also impact human health and well-being. Urban Greenspaces Institute is spurring the RHCWG to re-envision habitat connectivity in the context of human benefits and address inequities in the distribution of access to urban nature. As part of our equity focus, we are pushing for more equitable outreach to communities who have been left out of the conversation about regional conservation needs.