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 Presidents proclamation expands the existing monument from 83,000 square miles to […] Read more >

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Bighorn sheep. Photo by National Wildlife Photo Contest Entrat Rick Miller.

Last Chance to R.O.A.R. for Bighorn Sheep

[10/1/2014 // By Jenni Lopez]

NWF has joined Animal Planet’s R.O.A.R. campaign in order to REACH OUT, ACT, and RESPOND for bighorn sheep. These iconic American animals are counting on us. Without a safe place to roam, we will see their numbers continue to decline. Read more >

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The Walking Dead vs. Wildlife

[10/1/2014 // By Hillary Esquina]

The Walking Dead is back! Next time you’re plagued by anxiety over the idea of half-rotten corpses munching on you in the dark, remember this: if there was ever a zombie uprising, wildlife would come to our rescue. That’s because zombies are […] Read more >

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The People’s Climate March Demanded Action Like Never Before – And Now, We Need to Make it Happen

[9/24/2014 // By Amber Hewett]

Certain moments on this journey to protect wildlife and future generations from the dangerous effects of climate change remind us that, together, we are making history. Sunday’s People’s Climate March was definitely one of those moments. National Wildlife Federation staff […] Read more >

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Monarch Butterfly by Bernadette Banville

The Goldenrod Allergy Myth

[9/26/2014 // By Kelly Senser]

Goldenrod blooms are an autumn delight—both for human admirers and wildlife visitors. I can’t help but smile when I see the sunny blossoms, teeming with pollinators. That’s what makes hearing the native plants (Solidago spp.) regarded as the main cause […] Read more >

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Endangered Red Wolves Need Our Voice Today

[9/25/2014 // By Dominique Burgunder-Johnson]

Red wolves exist in the wild in only one place on earth—the Albemarle Peninsula near the outer banks of North Carolina. After going completely extinct in the wild and being carefully reintroduced and conserved, today 90-100 red wolves now make […] Read more >

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Play-oriented learning in a UNIQUE School Garden

[9/24/2014 // By Jennifer Murck]

Clark Fork School (CFS) is an educational cooperative where experience in nature and a progressive, place-based curriculum foster academic excellence and a connection to local and global communities. Located in Missoula, Montana, CFS has received a silver award through the […] Read more >

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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 >

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