October, 2016

Photo by Stephen C. Torbit

Boy-Zhan Bi-Den: Buffalo Return

What was most incredible was that the wildebeests represented only a small fraction of the buffalo population that once existed in North America. The largest ungulate migration in the world …

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Students Are Growing a Wild NYC to Help Pollinators

Sadly, both native and domestic pollinators, like the honeybee, are in decline in the U.S. and abroad, threatening global agricultural markets valued at $577 billion. Culprits include habitat loss and …

Opening day of waterfowl season at Fish Point State Game Area. Photo by David Kenyon

Affiliate of the Week: Mississippi Wildlife Federation

In honor of our 80th Anniversary celebration throughout 2016, the National Wildlife Federation is recognizing each of our Affiliate Partners in a special “Affiliate of the Week” blog series that …

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Trick or Treat: What do you know about bats?

Can you guess which bat fact is a trick (false) or treat (true)?   Since 1936, the National Wildlife Federation has worked to conserve the nation’s wildlife and wild places. …

Photo by Curtis Carley/ USFWS

Long Road Ahead for Endangered Red Wolves

Photo by WiggyToo via Flickr

Tricks of Symbolic Halloween Critters

The furry feline’s massive paws allow it to hunt atop snowpack like a cat on snowshoes. Photo by Keith Williams/Flickr Creative Commons.

Making Moves: Canada Lynx in Vermont

Green Street Academy students gardening in their hoop house. Photo by Eric Oberlechner/Green Street Academy

Baltimore: From Green Street to Main Street

Close to 10% of land within city limits is comprised of public green space where residents can learn and play, and wildlife can flourish. It’s a pretty good start, but …

Over 100 elected officials, members of the media and union labor representatives toured the Block Island wind farm. Photo by NWF

Offshore Wind: Protecting Wildlife and Creating Jobs

More than 3,000 offshore wind turbines can be found across the globe. Yet, until this year, there were none in America. Now, we eagerly await our country’s first five offshore …

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Cold-water Fish: our Contemporary “Canary in the Coal Mine”

In just the decade since the National Wildlife Federation released the report Fish Out of Water, the region’s cold-water fish have experienced extreme conditions that reflect what is likely to …

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