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President Delivers Tar Sands Wildlife Win, Keystone XL Rejection Next

[2/25/2015 // By Jim Murphy]

President Obama took a huge step to help protect wildlife from destructive, climate disrupting tar sands oil. On February 24, he vetoed a fossil fuel industry giveaway bill from Congress that would have forced approval of the ill-conceived Keystone XL pipeline. […] Read more >

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Support Clean Water for Maryland’s Wildlife

[2/24/2015 // By Hilary Harp Falk]

Whether you are interested in Maryland’s wildlife because you love the sight of a bald eagle against the winter sky or because picking blue crabs is the best way to spend a summer afternoon, you know that clean water is […] Read more >

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Monarch being released after emerging. Photo by Avelino Maestas.

High Stakes in Declining Monarch Butterfly Populations

[2/12/2015 // By Tiffany Woods]

As a child, I loved to spend my time chasing the majestic monarch butterflies as they danced around the woods and garden on my parents’ small farm in rural Georgia. Now when I spot the distinctive wings that flutter so swiftly […] Read more >

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Weekly News Roundup: Welcoming Browns Canyon as a National Monument!

[2/20/2015 // By Linda Argueta]

This week, President Obama took action on behalf of wildlife and declared Browns Canyon our newest national monument! This action now offers protection to over 21,000 acres of land, protecting the homes of countless wildlife like bobcats, bighorn sheep, mule […] Read more >

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Champions of the Clean Power Plan Stand for Wildlife

[2/18/2015 // By Jenny Rowland]

On Wednesday the Senate committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) convened their first oversight hearing on the EPA’s proposed Clean Power Plan, with new chairman Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK). The Clean Power Plan is a landmark rule for curbing […] Read more >

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Monarch Butterfly

Six Ways to Save Monarchs

[2/10/2015 // By David Mizejewski]

Monarch butterflies are in trouble. Over the last few decades, populations of these iconic orange and black butterflies have declined by over 90 percent. The National Wildlife Federation is teaming up with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and other […] Read more >

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Sweet Treats for Wildlife Lovers

[1/9/2015 // By Courtney Hyde]

Winter has arrived in full force across much of the United States. It’s cold, dark, and, by my estimate, miserable outside, so why not treat yourself to some candy? When the winter blues strike, not just any candy will do. […] Read more >

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Animal Prints by Charlene Clark.

Who Goes There? Identifying Animal Tracks In Your Backyard

[12/23/2014 // By Kaitlin Parker]

Are you eagerly awaiting the snowy season in order to take a peek at what critters have been scurrying through your backyard? Studying prints left by animals is an ancient activity that was first practiced by those who depended on […] Read more >

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Browns Canyon Success! Five Species Whose Home is Now Permanently Protected

[2/16/2015 // By Jennifer Janssen]

Stunning and wild. Best white-water rafting in the country. Paradise for people and wildlife alike. This is Colorado’s Browns Canyon, America’s newest national monument. Located about 130 miles southwest of Denver, Browns Canyon is a unique ecosystem that provides outstanding […] Read more >

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