March, 2017

grizzly bear and cub

Helping Grizzlies Return to Their Historical Home

There are fewer than 10 grizzly bears living in the North Cascades of Washington State – a wild, mostly intact mountain ecosystem where the bears once thrived.  Now, thanks to …

North Carolina Adds to Offshore Wind Power Momentum

It is so exciting to see the momentum building for American offshore wind power – our golden opportunity to produce wildlife-friendly, clean power right where it is needed and launch …

Stalled Tailpipe Standards Send both Innovation and Climate Protection to the Junkyard

On Wednesday, March 15, 2017, the Trump Administration announced that it would cancel the next round of fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas pollution improvements for cars and light trucks, stalling …

Road to the Final Fur: Round Five

This is it. The one we’ve been waiting for. The Final Fur Championship. Today and tomorrow the river otter and the arctic fox battle it out for National Wildlife Week …

Learn about Wildlife Adaptations with NWF’s Climate Classroom Kids!

Did you know, on the snow and ice, polar bears’ large paws work like snowshoes? Even though a polar bear can weigh as much as a small car, they can …

New York Train Derailment Highlights Oil-by-Rail Threat to Lake Champlain Region

A train derailment near the banks of Hudson River in New York highlights the continued risk of dangerous crude oil cars that run along the banks of Lake Champlain and …

Elk. Photo By: Pixabay

National Monuments Fundamental to Roosevelt’s Playbook for Public Lands

President Theodore Roosevelt had a clear purpose. He once called public lands our “most glorious heritage,” and wrote “there can be no greater issue than of conservation in this country.” …

Road to the Final Fur: Round Four

Whether you are a parent, an educator, a college student or lifelong lover of wildlife, you can always learn more through our vast education programs. Consider starting a campus project, …

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Road to the Final Fur: Round Three

There are only eight teams left on the road to the Final Fur! Read on to learn a little more about how the National Wildlife Federation helps keep each of …

Eastern Towhee by Hal and Kirsten Snyder

Picturing Birds at Risk

Swifts, nighthawks and meadowlarks may sound like commonplace birds, but they share a troubling trait: According to the cover story of the February-March National Wildlife, the animals are among “hundreds of …

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