September, 2013

Sandhill crane and chick (also called a "colt"). Photo by Lauri Griffin. National Wildlife Photo Contest donated entry.

The Farm Bill Expires Today, and So Do Wildlife Protections

While most people are probably aware of the looming potential government shutdown, there is another deadline today that is getting much less attention: the Farm Bill expires. So what does …

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The BP Trial-What’s at Stake for the Gulf in Phase 2?

If it seems like BP has aggressively shirked responsibility for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil disaster since the day the rig exploded, it’s because the company has been doing just …

Sage and native grasses surround this barn, with the Grand Tetons in the background. Photo by Dawn Wilson, National Wildlife Photo Contest Entrant.

Weekly News Roundup- September 27, 2013

What’s happening at National Wildlife Federation this week? It’s flu season for ‘ewe.’  For bighorn sheep in Montana, communicable diseases-including pneumonia-are a huge problem. Plant your own “Mother Willow!” Help …

Don’t Be Fooled: Tar Sands Climate Impacts Can’t Be Dealt Away

Now that it’s become clear that the Keystone XL pipeline is a climate disaster, the Harper Government in Canada is seeking to strike a deal.  Essentially, it appears that Harper …

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Clean, Smart, and Cheaper than Coal: New England’s Wind Power…

A bighorn ram in Yellowstone National Park. Photo by National Wildlife Photo Contest Entrant Cal Bebee.

Can We Prevent Bighorn Sheep from Contracting Pneumonia? With Your…

These bison near Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming are among the wildlife dependent on public lands. Photo by Ann Morgan

National Public Lands Day Is a Chance to Honor a…

Calling all Colleges and Universities — Campus Conservation Nationals 2014 is Open

National Wildlife Federation, through its Campus Ecology Program, in partnership with Lucid Design Group, the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council and the Alliance to Save …

A young photographer takes pictures of an insect in a tree. Photo by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Anne Girton.

Help NWF and Disney Junior Plant 5,000 Trees for Wildlife

Disney Junior and National Wildlife Federation are working together to plant 5,000 trees across America! You can help us by visiting DisneyJuniorGiveATree.NWF.org and telling us where you would like to …

Chesapeake Bay Wins Big

It’s not often we win big in the Chesapeake region, but we did last week.  Federal Judge Sylvia Rambo ruled in favor of the Environmental Protection Agency, keeping the pollution …

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