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Campus Landscapes as Ideal Avenues for Conservation Practices

10/5/2011 // By NWF

Guest post by Indiana Wildlife Federation project manager Marija Watson This season, Indiana universities and campuses will be invited to join Landscaping the Sustainable Campus, a program focused on using a more sustainable approach to manage campus grounds. Through this …

Caernarvon Delta, August 2011 (NWF staff photo)

Waterfowl Finding New Homes in Thriving Mississippi River Wetlands Restoration Project

8/31/2011 // By NWF

By Maura Wood, National Wildlife Federation Coastal Louisiana Senior Outreach Coordinator Our boat left the canal, rounded a small spit of land, and emerged into the outfall area of the Caernarvon freshwater diversion, known as Big Mar – Big Sea. …

(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 …

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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 …

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