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

rally collin rr schookids

NWF Launches #SaveLACougars Campaign

[9/26/2014 // By Beth Pratt-Bergstrom]

Two years ago, I read the story of P-22, the mountain lion living in the middle of Los Angeles and immediately became intrigued. How could this big cat be surviving in the middle of the second largest city in the […] Read more >

Weekly News Roundup: National Public Lands Day is almost here!

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

Bison with Calf

Scientists Speak Out in Support of Restoring Bison

[9/25/2014 // By Steve Woodruff]

Little more than a change in public perception stands in the way of one of the greatest triumphs in modern wildlife conservation. That’s what a veritable Who’s Who of leading wildlife scientists suggest in a recent letter calling for restoration […] Read more >

The Most Important Animals You May Never Notice 100,000 Acres for Wild Bighorns

People's Climate March (flickr/Moms Clean Air Force)

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 >

Weekly News Roundup: It Is Wilderness Week and More! Weekly News Roundup: It Is Wilderness Week and More!

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


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 >

 School Greening for a Pre-K Audience 4 School Year Resolutions for Going Green

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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