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Monarch Heroes in Texas

2/11/2016 // By Guest Author

This past October, our first grade Eco-Schools USA Monarch Heroes at Piney Point Elementary hosted a fabulous Garden Party in Houston, TX! The students in two of the classes had been working since they returned to school in August on this project, …

Student-led team tackles waste at Park Forest Elementary School.

Earth Heroes Hope to “Zero Out” Waste

2/9/2016 // By Guest Author

Students at Park Forest Elementary School in State College, Pennsylvania wanted to know, “How can we become a zero waste school?”. Students and teachers reached out to the school district’s Directors of Food Service and Physical Plant, Penn State University, and their …

The traditional Hawaiian land concept of ahupua‘a (from the mountain to the sea) forms the basis for biocultural conservation approaches today. Limahuli Garden and Preserve on Kauai is a living example of this where conservation programs extend from the community-managed subsistence near-shore fishery to the top of the cloud forest where fenced areas and predator-control programs protect endangered sea birds during nesting season. Photo courtesy of National Tropical Botanical Garden

The Olympics of the Conservation World: Coming to Hawai‘i

1/22/2016 // By Guest Author

Do not let anyone tell you that dreams do not come true – this is a story about a dream that came true and that can change the future for wildlife and the world. It began in 2008 when thousands …

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Tongue River Railroad Roar Comes to a Screeching Halt

12/21/2015 // By Guest Author

On a recent crystalline cold, moonlit night, I was driving east on Montana Highway 12 to Helena, the state capital. Like many highways, Highway 12 winds through the Little Blackfoot River valley, following the course of the river. And like …

Elk. Photo by National Wildlife Photo contest entrant Sandee Harraden

A Fund Worth Conserving

12/10/2015 // By Guest Author

Voices from the Field: Sportsmen Speak Out I grew up in the great state of New Jersey – not exactly a place that comes to mind for outstanding outdoor opportunities or building strong sportsmen’s roots. Yet, there are plenty of …

Seek Academy students are eager to care for their new garden. Photo by Uzma Chowdhury

New Jersey Eco-Schools Exemplify the Benefits of Funding Programs

11/3/2015 // By Guest Author

Making schools more sustainable benefits our communities, our environment, wildlife, and our students. But it doesn’t come without hard work and sometimes money. Let’s face it – resources can be difficult to obtain with today’s school budgets. So what do you do when …

Taking Flight For Water

10/23/2015 // By Guest Author

Voices from the Field: Sportsmen Speak Out This week the National Wildlife Federation, Trout Unlimited, Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, and Izaak Walton League are hosting sportsmen and outdoor business leaders for a two-day visit to Washington, D.C., to meet with …

Help sandhill cranes and other wildlife by stopping the Keystone XL pipeline. Photo donated by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Daniel Ruf

Reject KXL Before Threat of More Destruction to Habitat and More Wasteful Expenses

10/12/2015 // By Guest Author

TransCanada announced that it has given up an effort to obtain approval for a route through Nebraska for its proposed Keystone XL pipeline using a Nebraska state law that is likely unconstitutional. Instead, TransCanada will ask the state’s Public Service …

Pilot Mountain State Park, North Carolina

A Low Point for Protecting Wildlife and Wild Places

10/2/2015 // By Guest Author

September 30, 2015 will go down as a low point in the history of the conservation movement in the United States of America. Congress allowed the Land and Water Conservation Fund to expire. The Land and Conservation Fund was created …

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Clean Water: Delaware’s Clear Choice Campaign

9/24/2015 // By Guest Author

Walking your dog along the trails at Ashland Nature Center, bird watching off the boardwalk at the DuPont Environmental Education Center, picking vegetables at Coverdale Farm Preserve, and canoeing on the Abbott’s Mill pond are a big part of Delaware …

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