River otter, Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge

NWF Hosts 2015 Wildlife Conservation Briefing with Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster

[1/28/2015 // By Samantha Lockhart]

On January 3, 2015 the 114th Congress was sworn in – and with it came an incredible opportunity to make 2015 a year of conservation victories for wildlife. That’s why we got together last night by phone with over 150 […] Read more >

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It’s for the Birds! Certifying Baltimore as a Community Habitat

[1/28/2015 // By Kim Martinez]

For years Baltimore has been known as Birdland and now, we can make it official. Baltimore plans to B’More Wild, and bird-friendly, by becoming certified as an NWF Community Wildlife Habitat®- the largest along the Chesapeake Bay. So what does […] Read more >

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Marylanders Rally on First Day of General Assembly Session to Double State’s Clean Energy Goals

[1/27/2015 // By Carolyn Millard]

On the cold morning of January 14th, the first day of Maryland’s General Assembly, the National Wildlife Federation, our partners in the Maryland Climate Coalition, and other clean energy supporters rallied in front of the State House to call for […] Read more >

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A bison surveys the herd from a ridge in Yellowstone's Hayden Valley.

Weekly News Roundup: 2015 is the Year for Wildlife and more

[1/23/2015 // By Linda Argueta]

In the 2015 State of the Union Address, President Obama issued his strongest call for climate action yet. Openly supporting top climate scientists, the President reiterated his commitment to combat climate change. This is a pivotal moment for wildlife! With […] Read more >

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We all get our meals from the soil in some way...earthworms, robins, and people!  Photo: Ryan Bushby via Wikimedia commons

Celebrate the International Year of Soils! Some things you never knew…

[1/23/2015 // By Lara Bryant]

The United Nations has declared 2015 the International Year of Soils, and it’s high time that we all show the soil a little love. Soil isn’t just for farmers; the earth beneath your feet and your home, in your watershed, […] Read more >

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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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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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Obama’s Arctic Proposal Would Protect Arctic Foxes

[1/26/2015 // By Bentley Johnson]

As the Northeast prepares for Arctic-like weather  this week, the Obama administration took a big step toward permanent protection of the incredible Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in northeast Alaska. The Arctic Refuge is wild, spectacular, and it belongs to all Americans. The Refuge’s Coastal Plain […] Read more >

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