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 >

Missouri’s Deer Remain Wildlife

Students at Paterson Academy in NJ grow their own healthy snacks!

4 School Year Resolutions for Going Green

[9/9/2014 // By Guest Author]

Guest post by Jessica Brown Back to school is the perfect time for making school year resolutions to go green. Habits developed in September can easily last throughout the year. By taking the time to discuss how our actions impact […] Read more >

Nature Play Coming to Every Community

NWF marching for wildlife #actonclimate

Heading to the People’s Climate March for Wildlife!

[9/9/2014 // By Samantha Lockhart]

On September 21st, I will be marching with climate activists from across the country in New York City to deliver a clear message: it is time to get serious about climate change. The event is called the People’s Climate March […] Read more >

State Department Approves Illegal Scheme for Doubling Tar Sands Flowing through the Great Lakes

Weekly News Roundup: Help Save Our Red Wolves and more

[9/12/2014 // By Linda Argueta]

The future of the Red Wolf Recovery Program is in jeopardy according to the National Wildlife Federation. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has awarded a contract to conduct a review of the Eastern North Carolina red wolf population. The […] Read more >

Weekly News Roundup: Bighorn Sheep at Risk and more Myth Busted: Cover Crops and Soil Temperatures

Autumn Leaves on Shilhowee Mountain

Why Leaves Fall from Trees in Autumn

[9/5/2014 // By Roger Di Silvestro]

French author Albert Camus tells us, “Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” And what opulent bouquets the leaves of autumn do create—whole mountainsides of dazzling color. But nature has a way of combining the sublime […] Read more >

Why Leaves Fall from Trees in Autumn A Visual Journey Through the Monarch Life Cycle

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

Weekly News Roundup: Outdoor Enthusiasts are Ticked Off and More

[8/22/2014 // By Linda Argueta]

Climate change is threatening America’s outdoor culture, according to a new report by the National Wildlife Federation. Ticked Off: America’s Outdoor Experience and Climate Change explains how manmade climate change has provided favorable conditions for many bothersome pests and plants, […] Read more >

Don’t Call it a Man’s World: Women Can Fish Every Bit as Well as Men Hunters Should Be Ticked Off

Flickr/ Martin Ely

Water Reclamation Area Becomes Certified Wildlife Habitat

[9/8/2014 // By Guest Author]

Guest Post by Lisa Limbert Tucked into the fast-growing city of Gilbert, Arizona, the Gilbert Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch is a ground water reclamation project that was designed to be a recreation center for people and a habitat for […] Read more >

Water Reclamation Area Becomes Certified Wildlife Habitat Gulf Coast Oysters in Peril