Tule elk at Point Reyes National Seashore by Pat Ulrich.

5 Intriguing Behaviors of Rutting Elk (Videos)

[11/22/2014 // By Dani Tinker]

The elk mating season (the rut) takes place every fall, prompted by shorter day lengths. Males (bulls) breed with a number of females (cows) during this time, and exhibit a few fascinating behaviors. I was disappointed to miss the rut this year, but […] Read more >

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Pronghorn are threatened by both climate change and oil and gas development (photo credit: USFWS)

Clean Energy: Working for Wildlife

[11/21/2014 // By Jenny Rowland]

It is well known that the burning of fossil fuels releases carbon and other pollutants into the air when burned, which directly contribute to climate change and pose a dire threat to wildlife, communities, and public health. Luckily, nonpolluting sources […] Read more >

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Climate Adaptation Planning Gaining Momentum at Federal Level

[11/21/2014 // By Michael Murray]

Even if the federal government is moving slowly on the climate mitigation front, agencies are ramping up their efforts on climate adaptation, with a number of new reports, initiatives or tools coming out in recent months. Between the federal and […] Read more >

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Launching A Lawsuit to Protect Wildlife in Minnesota

[11/14/2014 // By Guest Author]

Minnesota Conservation Federation and National Wildlife Federation joined indigenous and conservation groups in filing a lawsuit against the U.S. State Department to stop the expansion of tar sands through Minnesota without a public review of the impacts to the wildlife […] Read more >

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Students check out the Insect Hotel. Photo credit: Christy Boussard

Eco-Schools USA Goes to College

[11/19/2014 // By Jennifer Murck]

  Northwest Montessori is a private school in Seattle, Washington educating students Pre-K thru middle school. The school aims to build an environment that will help every student explore, communicate, work and perfect skills to their highest potential. Today we’d […] Read more >

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spoil banks in inundated wetlands

A Bird’s Eye View of Coastal Erosion

[11/14/2014 // By Kelly Wagner]

Each day I pass an egret on the way to work that lingers in the watery ditches in my town. It amuses me that this elegant bird seems to give little concern to the cars that are passing within ten […] Read more >

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NWF Earth Tomorrow® Leaders get ‘Down and Dirty’ for Rivers Alive

[11/7/2014 // By Crystal Grant]

Youth leaders from National Wildlife Federation’s Atlanta Earth Tomorrow® Program joined forces with Atlanta community volunteers, donned their boots, suited up, and gave a whole new meaning to “going green” at the 2014 Rivers Alive Creek and Park Clean-up Event […] Read more >

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Weekly News Roundup: Photo Contest Winners Revealed and More!

[11/7/2014 // By Linda Argueta]

After an incredible 29,000 entries and countless votes from wildlife enthusiasts across the country, the winners of the 2014 National Wildlife Photo Contest have been released! Our contest winners will be featured in an upcoming issue of National Wildlife magazine! […] Read more >

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