NWF Subscribe to Feed

(flickr | Lana_aka_BadGRL)

Join Me: Support the Growth of Environmental Education in Colorado

8/30/2011 // By NWF

This post was written by Julie Gustafson, Senior Regional Education Manager working out of NWF’s Boulder, CO office Yesterday, I took the opportunity to participate in the Colorado Department of Education’s (CDE) Denver focus group meant to inform the development …

Algal bloom at dock

Toxic Algae Bloom Confirmed in Western Lake Erie

8/9/2011 // By NWF

Julie Mida Hinderer is a research assistant at the NWF Great Lakes Regional Center, working on a report on nutrients and harmful algal blooms. It’s official – western Lake Erie is experiencing its first toxic algae bloom of the year. …

(photo by Na'Taki Osborne Jelks)

Guest Post: Celebrating the 10th Annual Atlanta Earth Tomorrow Summer Institute

8/9/2011 // By NWF

This is a guest post from Dejia Freeman, a graduate of the National Wildlife Federation’s Atlanta Earth Tomorrow Program and current program assistant for Earth Tomorrow. The Southeast Regional Center of the National Wildlife Federation, community partners, graduates, and current …

Hope for Coastal Louisiana: Reconnecting the Mississippi with its Delta

7/21/2011 // By NWF

This post was written by Dr. Alisha Renfro, a coastal scientist with NWF working on the Mississippi River Delta restoration in coastal Louisiana. She has Ph.D. in Marine and Atmospheric Science from Stony Brook University. Every year, in the spring, …

via Tollers/Flickr

HEAT WAVE: Bad News (for) Bears, and Us!

7/21/2011 // By NWF

The following is a guest post by NWF Senior Scientist Dr. Doug Inkley. This heat wave is bad!  The eastern U.S. is suffering through stifling heat and humidity, which have caused 22 deaths already.  The U.S. Weather Service says heat …

Fishing at Sunset

Tell Congress to Stop Slashing Great Lakes Restoration

7/19/2011 // By NWF

Celia Haven works on Great Lakes Restoration and Climate Adaptation at NWF’s Great Lakes Regional Center. Efforts to restore the Great Lakes could suffer a huge blow in the next week as the Interior-Environmental Protection Agency funding bill moves to …


Ways Google+ Can Help Nature and Wildlife Lovers

7/19/2011 // By NWF

This is a guest post by Adam Jack, who is passionate about wildlife watching and wildlife citizen science. He’s developed tools (such as WildObs) for naturalists and nature-lovers and helps connect wildlife enthusiasts with National Wildlife Federation’s Wildlife Watch. On …

Algae bloom. Flickr photo by heathzib.

Climate Change Makes Us Sick – Literally

7/19/2011 // By NWF

Julie Mida Hinderer, a graduate of the Aquatic Sciences master’s program at the University of Michigan School of Natural Resources and Environment, is a research assistant at NWF’s Great Lakes Regional Center. She is currently working on a report on …

On-Campus Organizing: Lessons Learned From My Power Shift Experience

6/22/2011 // By NWF

Guest Post by Campus Ecology Fellow 2011 Casey Wojtalewicz Power Shift is two months in the past, and I feel it’s a good time to reflect on what the event meant for students from my school, the College of Saint Benedict …

Monk Seal Plush American Girl

Kanani, American Girl® 2011 Girl of the Year® Helps Rescue Baby Hawaiian Monk Seal

6/22/2011 // By NWF

American Girl’s 2011 Girl of the Year, Kanani, is a wonderful example of how kids are protecting wildlife in their own communities. In her introductory book, Aloha, Kanani, Kanani courageously helps rescue a baby monk seal that is caught in …