Sandhill cranes. Photo donated by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Kathy Urbach

Follow Wildlife to Your Next Campground

[8/28/2015 // By Abby Barber]

Think you’ve seen all the great campsites? How about trying something new as part of your Great American Campout? Rather than following your normal camping route, mix it up and travel along with wildlife! As National Wildlife Federation’s new book Migration …

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What We’ve Learned About Restoring Wetlands After Katrina

[8/28/2015 // By Kelly Wagner]

This week, as we neared the ‪#‎Katrina10 anniversary, a federal judge ruled that the Army Corps of Engineers must pay the full $3 billion cost of restoring wetlands destroyed by the agency’s improper construction and maintenance of the Mississippi River-Gulf Outlet (MRGO). …

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Jacque Sanchez, other U.S. delegates and students and staff at Nanhua Elementary School. Photo by Jackie Sanchez.

USA and Taiwan Students Work Together to Address Environmental Issues

[8/27/2015 // By Jennifer Hammonds]

National Wildlife Federation’s Eco-Campus Partnership Program is a high-quality collaborative educational experience for students from diverse cultures whose aim is to increase environmental literacy among students internationally. The Taiwan Environmental Protection Administration and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have cooperated for over …

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The Seattle team “attempting” to form a totem pole on our trip to Tillicum Village, Blake Island, WA Credit: Kaitlin Parker 2015.

My Time as an AmeriCorps Volunteer with NWF

[8/18/2015 // By Kaitlin Parker]

Many recent graduates, looking for a position in order to use their newly acquired degrees, search the AmeriCorps job postings in search of a golden opportunity. I was completely unaware of AmeriCorps and the amazing work that they do, but …

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Pronghorn will benefit from EPA's newly proposed methane rule! (photo: NWF Photo Contest - John Hoffman)

New Methane Rule Advances Climate Action, Protects Wildlife

[8/18/2015 // By Jenny Rowland]

Today, August 18th, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed critical new performance standards to limit methane pollution from the oil and gas industry, our nation’s largest emitter of this pollution. The rule will help tackle climate change and have both …

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The newly registered Community Wildlife Habitat Team, NW Seattle: "Groundswell NW" led by Jan Satterthwaite. Photo by Jan Satterthwaite

New Seattle Community Wildlife Habitat

[8/10/2015 // By Kaitlin Parker]

Across the nation, National Wildlife Federation’s Community Wildlife Habitat program encourages citizen leaders to take action for wildlife in their own communities. The program provides these leaders with a framework and resources to restore wildlife habitat and educate and engage community …

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Baltimore Oriole photographed by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Janice Sommerville

We’ve Always Been a City for the Birds

[7/15/2015 // By Kim Martinez]

Baltimore.  Home of the beloved Baltimore Orioles and affectionately known by residents as Birdland.  There’s no better place for the National Wildlife Federation to launch its signature Community Wildlife Habitat program, encouraging residents to Grow Together. McElderry Park is one of …

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Moose at Upper Twin Lake, Idaho.  Photo by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Diane Higdem.

Four Ways to Get in the Flow and Enjoy Wildlife

[7/31/2015 // By Maggie Yancey]

Creating lasting memories in nature starts with experiencing the beauty of wildlife, and wildlife depend on water! Poll after poll shows that Americans care about clean water for fish and wildlife, for outdoor recreation, and for healthy drinking water, but …

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Celebrating the Return of the Wolf to California

[8/21/2015 // By Beth Pratt-Bergstrom]

  When the wolf OR-7 crossed the state line in 2011, he became the first wolf to visit California in over 90 years. He represented hope for a future of California being able to welcome back a native species; this …

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