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This Week in NWF History: A Voice for Wildlife in Politics

On March 3, 1961, President John F. Kennedy hosted a dedication ceremony for the new headquarters of the National Wildlife Federation in Washington, D.C., highlighting the national importance of protecting …

This event recognizes Arkansans who go the "extra mile" to benefit the state's fish, wildlife, water, education and our natural resources to keep Arkansas as “The Natural State.” Photo by Mike Wintroath

Affiliate of the Week: Arkansas 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 …

Wildlife across the country will be impacted by climate change, according to a new draft National Climate Assessment. Photo by William Wiley.

This Week in NWF History: Realizing Leopold’s Land Ethic

“A land ethic, then, reflects the existence of an ecological conscience, and this in turn reflects a conviction of individual responsibility for the health of the land.”  – Aldo Leopold, A …

Bison in Yellowstone National Park. Photo donated by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Scott Denny

Affiliate of the Week: Wisconsin 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 …

Bison in Yellowstone National Park. Photo donated by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Jerold Hale

This Week in NWF History: The First National Park

Since 1936, the National Wildlife Federation has worked to conserve the nation’s wildlife and wild places. As part of our 80th anniversary celebration, we are recognizing important moments in our history …

AWF works towards the Catalina sheep recovery effort. Photo by AWF

Affiliate of the Week: Arizona 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 …

Poster from the first National Wildlife Week, March 20-26, 1938

This Week in NWF History: Designating a Week for Wildlife

Since 1936, the National Wildlife Federation has worked to conserve the nation’s wildlife and wild places. As part of our 80th anniversary celebration, we are recognizing important moments in our history …

Bull elk group. Photo by Wyoming Wildlife Federation

Affiliate of the Week: Wyoming 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 …

Certified Wildlife Habitat sign. Photo by Bernadette Banville.

This Week in NWF History: Creating Wildlife Habitat in Your Yard

Since 1936, the National Wildlife Federation has worked to conserve the nation’s wildlife and wild places. As part of our 80th anniversary celebration, we are recognizing important moments in our history …

Over 140,000 visitors have visited the Alabama Nature Center to participate in school field-trips and hands-on outdoor learning adventures. Photo by AWF

Affiliate of the Week: Alabama 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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