Photo by Spencer Neuharth, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Why It’s Tough for Fish in the Susquehanna These Days

[2/5/2016 // By Jill Witkowski]

If you’re a smallmouth bass in the Susquehanna River in Pennsylvania, chances are you’re pretty lonely these days. After a population crash in 2005 where fewer young bass were surviving into adulthood, fisherman also noticed that smallmouth bass are being …

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Monarch feeding on Prairie Verbena. Photo by Marya Fowler

Collaborating to Save the Monarch Migration

[2/5/2016 // By Grace Barnett]

The migration of monarch butterflies is one of the natural world’s most epic journeys. The eastern population of monarchs flies up to 3,000 miles from their summer homes in America’s backyards and grasslands to wintering grounds in Mexico’s mountain forests. …

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Wildlife Conservation in the U.S. and Southeast Asia

[2/5/2016 // By Sarah Bates]

Last month, the National Wildlife Federation’s educational and conservation-based mission traveled with me to Laos and Vietnam. Through a professional exchange sponsored by the U.S. Department of State by the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) and managed by the University of Montana’s Mansfield …

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Meet the Real Cougars (Mountain Lions) of L.A.

[9/22/2015 // By Jane Kirchner]

Blonde. Powerful. Amazing teeth. Not the Real Housewives—but mountain lions, the real cougars of L.A! These wide roaming and territorial cats are at risk because their habitat is being cut up and cut off by highways and development. Twelve mountain …

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Students Boost Leadership at Atlanta’s Earth Tomorrow Summer Institute

[9/14/2015 // By Crystal Grant]

Once a year, high school student environmental leaders from NWF Earth Tomorrow® clubs in Atlanta can apply to spend six days in a residential Summer Institute program at the Georgia Institute of Technology that provides them with the opportunity to develop leadership …

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Colorado Eco-School Among the Nation’s Most Eco-Friendly

[2/4/2016 // By Kamla Sullivan]

Heritage Elementary School in Highlands Ranch, Colo., which uses an on-site garden, recycling and water conservation to teach students about sustainability, is one of the country’s top 10 Eco-Schools. The award by the National Wildlife Federation recognizes Heritage and nine …

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Who’s Got Game? 7 Places Outdoorsmen Should Visit This Fall

[10/5/2015 // By Abby Barber]

As autumn continues, fall hunting and fishing season begins in many places across the country. Some wildlife populations have rebounded after the spring, and wildlife are on the move to warmer weather. Because so many sporting opportunities exist across the …

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Searching for Signs of Winter

[2/2/2016 // By Melissa Gaydos]

To many New Englanders, winter is defined in inches – inches of snow that is. By that account, you wouldn’t be surprised that winter has so far come as a disappointment to many, but especially to winter sport enthusiasts. Yes, …

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