Mentor, Mentee: Who’s helping who?

[10/20/2014 // By Jennifer Hammonds]

The role mentors play in the lives of students is invaluable and can often lead to extraordinary experiences, both for the mentor and the mentees. This couldn’t be more evident than for mentor, Michelle Hipps-Cruz of Overland Partners and mentees, students of Lamar Elementary School as a part of our Eco-Schools USA program. Read more >

Play-oriented learning in a UNIQUE School Garden

Photo of sea stars along Cannon Beach in Oregon by Dan Klimke.

Sea Stars Still Dying Along the Oregon Coast

[10/17/2014 // By Dani Tinker]

I’ve read the news reporting that millions of sea stars have died along the West Coast, but for some reason it didn’t sink in until this weekend. I took a trip back home to Oregon and visited Cannon Beach. Growing up, my family […] Read more >

7 Videos Inspiring Clean Water Support

Pronghorn running. Photo by Kathy Gervais. National Wildlife Photo Contest donated entry.

Weekly News Roundup: Pronghorn Need Your Help and More

[10/17/2014 // By Linda Argueta]

Pronghorn habitat is in danger! With the release of methane gases from oil and gas development in the West, pronghorn habitat is left vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. If we do not move forward with strong rules to […] Read more >

10+ Naturalist Resources for Identifying Wildlife

Red footed booby.  Photo by USFWS - Pacific

Newly Expanded Reserve Provides a Haven for Marine Wildlife

[10/2/2014 // By Les Welsh]

In a significant step forward for marine wildlife and our planet’s ocean ecosystems, President Obama last week authorized the expansion of the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument. The President’s proclamation expands the existing monument from 83,000 square miles to […] Read more >

Last Chance to R.O.A.R. for Bighorn Sheep Weekly News Roundup: National Public Lands Day is almost here!

Brook Trout and other cold water game fish are vulnerable to a warming climate (credit: USFWS)

325 Sporting Groups Support EPA’s Clean Power Plan

[10/17/2014 // By Jenny Rowland]

Sportsmen and women know that the wildlife they most cherish are feeling the impacts of climate change and can’t wait for solutions to the climate crisis. That’s why this week 325 national, state, and local sporting organizations and businesses signed […] Read more >

Scientists’ Report: Clean Power Plan Can Spur Wildlife-Friendly Renewable Energy The Amazon Soy Moratorium is under threat!

Acorn Woodpecker with Acorn

Nuts for Wildlife

[9/30/2014 // By David Mizejewski]

When we think of autumn, the first image that comes to mind is colorful leaves falling from the trees. Leaves, however, aren’t the only thing falling in the fall. This is the season of the nut as well, and many species […] Read more >

The Goldenrod Allergy Myth Monarchs Over Chesterfield

Marmot taken at Mt. Rainier National Park by Sarah Parslow.

Roll Up Your Sleeves for America’s Lands

[9/25/2014 // By Emily Lande]

This Saturday, folks across the country will be celebrating National Public Lands Day by taking to the streets (and by streets, I mean forests, trails, mountains, lakes, streams, and rivers) to revel in America’s shared backyard. As the largest volunteer […] Read more >

Endangered Red Wolves Need Our Voice Today Take Action for Wild Bighorn Sheep at Risk


Weekly News Roundup: President Obama is on a roll and more!

[10/10/2014 // By Linda Argueta]

Shortly after broadening the Pacific Remote Islands National Marine Monument, President Obama has used his legal authority once again to create a new national monument! The San Gabriel Mountains National Monument was made official today, thanks to the support of […] Read more >

My Public Lands Story Celebrating 50 Years of American Wilderness