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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 …

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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.

How NWF is fighting for climate justice in tribal communities

4/22/2011 // By NWF

This guest blog post was written by Myra Wilensky, NWF’s Tribal Global Warming Outreach Manager. She is based in Boulder, CO. For more information on her work towards achieving climate justice for Native peoples, email her at wilensky@nwf.org. For Native …

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How A Bag Made Out Of Alyssa Milano’s Jeans Is Helping Wildlife In The Gulf

4/20/2011 // By NWF

This is a guest post by Ashley van Tol, who runs Upcycled by Ash. She is hosting an online auction to benefit the National Wildlife Federation. This week marks the one-year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon explosion and subsequent spill …

Campus Ecology Fellow Helping Indiana Fight Invasive Algae & Harmful Fertilizers

4/13/2011 // By NWF

DePauw University Senior Katherine “Kate” M. Wright is spearheading a fight against the algae invading Indiana’s lakes and streams. The Indiana Wildlife Federation’s (IWF) first NWF Campus Ecology Fellow is encouraging colleges across the state to stop using lawn fertilizers that feed the green menace.

Taking the Shot: When to Go Green With Your Data Center

4/13/2011 // By NWF

When it comes to “greening” a college or university data center, institutional inertia, budgetary concerns and politics often combine to create delays and complications that can put projects off for years. For schools looking to upgrade to a leaner, greener data center, the key to success often lies in understanding when those very same problems can be used to press the advantage.