Bighorn sheep. Photo by National Wildlife Photo Contest Entrat Rick Miller.

Last Chance to R.O.A.R. for Bighorn Sheep

[10/1/2014 // By Jenni Lopez]

NWF has joined Animal Planet’s R.O.A.R. campaign in order to REACH OUT, ACT, and RESPOND for bighorn sheep. These iconic American animals are counting on us. Without a safe place to roam, we will see their numbers continue to decline. Read more >

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The Walking Dead vs. Wildlife

[10/1/2014 // By Hillary Esquina]

The Walking Dead is back! Next time you’re plagued by anxiety over the idea of half-rotten corpses munching on you in the dark, remember this: if there was ever a zombie uprising, wildlife would come to our rescue. That’s because zombies are […] Read more >

Nuts for Wildlife

Monarch Butterfly by Bernadette Banville

The Goldenrod Allergy Myth

[9/26/2014 // By Kelly Senser]

Goldenrod blooms are an autumn delight—both for human admirers and wildlife visitors. I can’t help but smile when I see the sunny blossoms, teeming with pollinators. That’s what makes hearing the native plants (Solidago spp.) regarded as the main cause […] Read more >

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 >

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People's Climate March (flickr/Moms Clean Air Force)

The People’s Climate March Demanded Action Like Never Before – And Now, We Need to Make it Happen

[9/24/2014 // By Amber Hewett]

Certain moments on this journey to protect wildlife and future generations from the dangerous effects of climate change remind us that, together, we are making history. Sunday’s People’s Climate March was definitely one of those moments. National Wildlife Federation staff […] Read more >

Weekly News Roundup: It Is Wilderness Week and More! Weekly News Roundup: It Is Wilderness Week and More!

Bighorns on ledge

Take Action for Wild Bighorn Sheep at Risk

[9/3/2014 // By Jane Kirchner]

Right now, bighorn sheep who make their home in the mountains running through Idaho and Montana are at risk of disease transmission from domestic sheep grazing at a U.S. Department of Agriculture research facility in Idaho. For wild bighorn sheep, transmission of disease […] Read more >

The Economics of Public Lands National Forests Support Recreation Economy


Play-oriented learning in a UNIQUE School Garden

[9/24/2014 // By Jennifer Murck]

Clark Fork School (CFS) is an educational cooperative where experience in nature and a progressive, place-based curriculum foster academic excellence and a connection to local and global communities. Located in Missoula, Montana, CFS has received a silver award through the […] Read more >

 School Greening for a Pre-K Audience 4 School Year Resolutions for Going Green

Edna Lake in Sawtooth Wilderness, Idaho

Celebrating 50 Years of American Wilderness

[9/17/2014 // By Emily Lande]

On September 3rd we celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the passage of the Wilderness Act and this week, folks in DC are continuing that celebration in the only way we know how: by asking members of Congress to continue to […] Read more >

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