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Menhaden. A tiny fish that’s a big deal in the Mid-Atlantic. At just about a foot long, these fish hold the delicate balance of our area’s ecosystem in the palms …

Eco-Schools USA Traveling Along the Pathways to Sustainability – Part 3

Imagine if your school district could cut energy usage by 10% or even 20%. Not only would the cost savings be dramatic, it would also reduce the environmental impact that …

NYC Program Empowers Students to Evaluate Climate RiSC

Hurricanes on Steroids The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season has broken all records in terms of the quantity and intensity of consecutive storms, their destructive power, and the toll on human life, …

What’s With That Dam?

What is the Conowingo Dam? The Conowingo Dam is a large, operational hydroelectric dam in the lower Susquehanna River near the town of Conowingo, Maryland close to the Pennsylvania border. …

RECAP: 2017 PGM ONE Summit

Last month, my fellow National Wildlife Federation Mid-Atlantic Center colleague and Choose Clean Water Coalition Director Chanté Coleman and I had the pleasure of visiting Berkeley, California for the 2017 …

Cleaning Up the Texas Coast After Hurricane Harvey

When Hurricane Harvey slammed into Texas in late August, it caused at least 75 deaths, billions of dollars of damage, and incalculable emotional suffering in addition to significant ecological impacts, …

Eco-Schools USA Traveling Along the Pathways to Sustainability – Part 2

Ever thought about turning your school grounds into an outdoor learning laboratory? How about working towards zero waste by recycling and composting? In this second post of our three part …

Restoring Paradise After Hurricane Irma

Florida has always been in the path of storms – it juts right out into Hurricane Alley – but as people have built along the coast, drained wetlands, and contributed …

The American Public Still Wants to Save the Bird and the Herd

Two years ago, four Western governors from both parties joined sportsmen and women, ranchers, private landowners, local, state and federal officials in Denver for what was supposed to be the …

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Climate Change: Hurting Wildlife in Our Own Backyards

For far too long, climate change seemed like a distant, impersonal problem. But the unfortunate reality is that many wildlife populations are feeling the effects of climate change now, and …

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