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Voices of NWF’s Young Leaders Assembly: From Community Roundtable to a Meeting with President Obama by Ian Johnson

6/16/2011 // By NWF

Guest post by: Ian Johnson Community-level sustainability discussion leads to White House meeting with President Obama Recently my community involvement around sustainability principles snowballed into an involvement and experience far greater than I could have imagined.  While in DC as …

Voices of NWF’s Young Leaders Assembly: The Cure For “Nature Envy” by Sarah Haynes

6/9/2011 // By NWF

As a student, I have had my fair share of what I call ‘nature envy’ moments. You know, the ones where you are sitting in the classroom and suddenly find yourself staring out a window (if your lucky) or just day-dreaming (if …

Evacuations in Dakota Dunes, SD

Hitting Home: Floodwaters Force Relocations in Several States

6/7/2011 // By NWF

As major flooding events continue on the northern central Plains, my parents, other family members, and friends have been working non-stop the last few days to help evacuate people in neighboring towns now threatened by the rising river.

Community College Program Encourages Idea Exchange in Green Fields of Study

5/26/2011 // By NWF

Guest Blog by: Staci Matlock The Santa Fe New Mexican Walking through the new Trades and Advanced Technology Center at Santa Fe Community College is like touring one big practical idea incubator. Students are taking theories from the biofuels, solar, …

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To Do: Get Outside This Summer!

5/24/2011 // By NWF

From Capture the Flag to Bug Bingo, these printable activity sheets will inspire outdoor play.

Ohio State Parks Drilling Event

Standing Up for Ohio State Parks

5/18/2011 // By NWF

Post was written by Tracy Sabetta, pictured here with her daughter. Tracy leads the outreach to NWF supporters in Ohio. You can reach her at tsabetta@initiativeohio.com. You know what they say about the best laid plans, right? Conservation leaders and …

Columbus Statehouse

Ohioans Gather Tomorrow at Statehouse to Protect State Parks from Drilling

5/16/2011 // By NWF

Blog post was written by Tracy Sabetta, who leads the outreach to NWF supporters in Ohio. You can reach her at tsabetta@initiativeohio.com. Spring has finally arrived in Ohio! What a beautiful time to get outside again, work in the garden, …

Sammy getting into the spirit of Williamsburg. (Photo by Gretchen Hannes)

Where’s Sammy? Take Wild Animal Baby’s Star Skunk Out for an Adventure

5/10/2011 // By NWF

Sammy’s popping up all over the place! The Wild Animal Baby skunk makes an appearance in Colonial Williamsburg.


Throwing Maryland’s Renewable Energy Goals in the Trash?

5/6/2011 // By NWF

Guest post by Jen Mihills. Maryland has an excellent tool for boosting clean energy in the state, and helping combat global climate change while reduce air pollution. The states Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard (RPS) requires electricity suppliers to secure 20% …

Parents: Get Your Green Hour Survival Guide

5/5/2011 // By NWF

The following post was written by Debi Huang, Los-Angeles-based wife, mom, and adventure guide for two young boys. She developed the Green Hour Survival Guide as a series within her blog Go Explore Nature.