March, 2014

Raccoon kits by Barbara Fleming

How to Keep Wild Raccoons Wild

Whether you live in the country, the city or the suburbs, if you’re frequently out and about after sunset, you’ve likely encountered a raccoon or two in your yard or …

Six Key Reasons The New Next Generation Science Standards Are Great News For Environmental Education

One of the most exciting things to ever happen to U.S. environmental education has come from the developers of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).  The reasons for this may …

RenaissanceRe, Leader in Disaster Risk Mitigation

This year, National Wildlife Federation is proud to present our Award for Corporate Leadership to RenaissanceRe! RenRe envisions itself not just as a reinsurance company, but as a “positive force …

Organizing for Clean Energy on the Prairie

Guest Post by Timothy Sheehan The growth of renewable energy is the foundation of the fight against global climate change. In Minnesota, through renewable energy standards and healthy living initiatives, …

Your Backyard: A Stormwater Sponge

Weekly News Roundup: The Latest on the Galveston Oil Spill…

Doubling Down on Sustainability – GreenWood’s Oregon Poplar Farm

One Year After Mayflower, Time to Say ‘No’ to Dangerous Pipelines

On March 17, a damaged pipeline in southwest Ohio leaked 20,000 gallons of crude oil into a nature preserve. As if the oil itself hadn’t hurt enough small animals and …

Remembering Exxon Valdez

Twenty-five years ago, the oil tanker Exxon Valdez crashed into a reef in Prince William Sound, Alaska. Eleven million gallons of oil contaminated over 11,000 square miles of ocean and …

Governors Must Take a Stand Against Tar Sands

Citizens, towns and organizations have taken a stand against tar sands oil, the climate polluting oil-of-last-resort from Canada that Exxon Mobil and Enbridge want to bring into Northern New England’s …

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