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Dispatch from South Africa: The SustainUS Holiday Wish List

11/29/2011 // By NWF

Kate Catlin, a native of the Seattle area, has been selected as a member of the United States Youth Delegation to the United Nations climate negotiations in Durban, South Africa from Nov. 28-Dec. 9, 2011. A junior at Gonzaga University …

No Place Like Home? Northwest Native Visits Joshua Tree National Park

11/23/2011 // By NWF

Rianne BeCraft is the Education Outreach Coordinator in the Pacific Regional Office as an AmeriCorps intern.  She works on NWF’s Be Out There, Eco-Schools USA, and Certified Wildlife Habitat® programs. Rianne is passionate about environmental conservation and loves getting outdoors. …

5 Reasons to Send Youth to Climate Negotiations

11/17/2011 // By NWF

Kate Catlin, a native of the Seattle area, has been selected as a member of the United States Youth Delegation to the United Nations climate negotiations in Durban, South Africa from Nov. 28-Dec. 9, 2011. A junior at Gonzaga University …

With Kyoto Set to Expire, All Eyes Turn to Climate Change Convention this Month

11/9/2011 // By NWF

Kate Catlin, a native of the Seattle area, has been selected as a member of the United States Youth Delegation to the United Nations climate negotiations in Durban, South Africa from Nov. 28-Dec. 9, 2011. A junior at Gonzaga University …

Protections Sought for “Serengeti of Colorado”

11/9/2011 // By NWF

Judith Kohler is the NWF regional public lands communications manager based in Boulder, Colo., and is NWF’s member of the communications team for Sportsmen for Responsible Energy Development, which includes Trout Unlimited and the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership. Before joining …

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Guest Post by Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI): Why the Healthy Kids Outdoors Act is Important

11/3/2011 // By NWF

Congressman Ron Kind  grew up in La Crosse, WI, and is honored to represent the people of his home district to this day. He is a longtime advocate of conserving our natural heritage  and a fierce defender of America’s National …

A Young Leader’s Call to Action

11/3/2011 // By NWF

Dan Weisshar is a former NWF Global Warming Policy Intern and currently serves as a Youth Advisor on NWF’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Board Directors. Dan  grew up in Colorado and Eastern Wyoming and earned his degree in Global   Studies from Warren …

Gardens certified by National Wildlife Federation as wildlife habitat

New Research Shows Certified Wildlife Habitats Help Animals Thrive

11/2/2011 // By NWF

Steffenie Widows is a native of Orlando, Florida, where she received her B.A. in Environmental Studies from Rollins College. A few years ago, she moved to Madison,Wisconsin, to pursue a Master’s Degree in Conservation Biology and Sustainable Development at the …

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A New Way to Give to Wildlife: Shift My Gift

10/31/2011 // By NWF

Shift My Gift launched August 15th of this year and has started to change the way people donate to non-profit organizations – and how they celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, and other special occasions.

Great horned owl by Larry Hitchens

5 Spook-tacular Animals to Welcome to Your Garden this Halloween

10/26/2011 // By NWF

Each year at Halloween, popular decorations and public perceptions can give some animals a reputation for being menacing or malignant. But some of these creepy critters, like spiders, owls and bats, can be especially beneficial to your backyard habitat. Owls …

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