Wildlife Protection

Executive Director

Tim Whitehouse

Tim Whitehouse has more than 25 years of experience working on a wide range of environmental issues with governments, businesses, nonprofit organizations and community groups. Tim was a senior attorney at the United States Environmental Protection Agency for 10 years, where he specialized in enforcement of the Clean Water Act and in hazardous waste compliance issues. He was also head of the Law and Policy Program at the North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation in Montreal, Canada for 5 years. He has worked as a consultant for companies on environmental compliance issues, and with non-profit organizations focusing on clean energy issues. Most recently, he was executive director of Chesapeake Physicians for Social Responsibility, a health advocacy group working to address climate change, toxics pollution, and nuclear disarmament issues in Maryland. He holds a JD and BA from Emory University and an MA from New York University.

BLOG: Proposed Definition of ‘Habitat’ Could Spell Trouble for Marine Life 

by Guest Contributor | October 26, 2020
Redefining "habitats" makes it much harder for federal agencies to protect endangered aquatic species in an age of warming oceans ...

Lawsuit Seeks Protections for Louisiana Black Bears  

by Kirsten Stade | September 30, 2020
Fewer than 500 “Teddy Bears” May Exist as Recovery Efforts Falter ...

PEER and 70 Conservation Organizations, Representing 16 Million Americans, Endorse Colorado Wolf Restoration

by Chandra Rosenthal | September 22, 2020
PEER and 70 conservation organizations have endorsed the concept of the restoration of the gray wolf to Colorado, which is called for by Proposition 114 ...

Record Green Sea Turtle Nesting on Padre Island  

by Kirsten Stade | September 10, 2020
Park Service Cuts Green Turtle Program Just as Need for Protection Spikes ...

NOAA to Reduce Right Whale Aerial Surveys

by Kirsten Stade | September 3, 2020
Eliminating Targeted Surveys Hampers Ability to Spot Whales in Distress ...

PEERMail: Saving Rare Sea Turtles

by Tim Whitehouse | July 31, 2020
International recognized Turtle Science and Recovery Program helps rescue loggerhead and green sea turtles but is being threatened by cuts to program funding ...