NWF's Catherine Bowes at yesterday's rally on Long Island

Political Pressure Mounting for New York Offshore Wind Power

[10/31/2014 // By Catherine Bowes]

New York has a long way to go in ramping up clean energy, but fortunately there is a massive, untapped source of carbon-free power available right off our shores. Read more >

Weekly News Roundup: Pronghorn Need Your Help and More

USFWS Headquarters/Flickr

Weekly News Roundup: Pledging to Vote for Wildlife and More!

[10/31/2014 // By Linda Argueta]

Wildlife cannot vote for themselves, it is our job as conservationists and wildlife lovers to step out this Tuesday and vote on behalf of wildlife. Our fight to preserve wildlife is far from over. Currently, Florida manatees are dying at […] Read more >

Weekly News Roundup: A Victory for Bison!

Squirrel in a pumpkin by Katherine Flickinger.

How to Recycle Halloween Pumpkins for Wildlife

[10/30/2014 // By Dani Tinker]

One of my favorite parts of Halloween, is carving pumpkins. My evening walks through the neighborhood are even better with the bright orange pumpkins, highlighting the colors of autumn, and showing off creative designs. After the trick-or-treaters clear away, and Halloween is […] Read more >

Unlikely Wildlife Companions Throughout History

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!

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

halloween party

Throw a Ranger Rick Halloween Party!

[10/22/2014 // By Michele Reyzer]

As one of the editors for Ranger Rick magazine, I get to create lots of kid-friendly crafts and recipes. Since autumn is my favorite time of the year, coming up with fun activities for Halloween is the best part of […] Read more >

Mentor, Mentee: Who’s helping who? Play-oriented learning in a UNIQUE School Garden


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