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What the Stimulus Package will do for Wildlife

2/18/2009 // By Julia Marden

At first glance, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act might not appear to have much to do with our natural world. It includes money to get Americans back to work, to help homeowners manage their mortgages and many other great provisions to fix our …

Important Vote this Week–Help Secure 2 Million Acres of Public Lands

2/9/2009 // By Julia Marden

The past month has been huge for our public lands! In early January, the U.S. Senate passed sweeping legislation to provide historic protections for millions of acres of America’s cherished public lands. Last week, new Secretary of the Interior, Ken …

Ranger Rick Goes to Washington

2/6/2009 // By Julia Marden

Breaking News: A Washington Post article reports that raccoons have invaded White House grounds, and are causing the National Park Service no small amount of trouble. We at NWF would like to posit that perhaps the raccoon population is a little …

Help is On the Way

2/3/2009 // By Julia Marden

Alright friends of wildlife, here’s the update: A green recovery package has passed the U.S. House of Representatives– with great provisions to create clean energy jobs while protecting wildlife and natural resources. Great work from the thousands of you that demanded the …

The First Hundred Days Start With You

1/21/2009 // By Julia Marden

I’m excited to report that since mid-November, over 160,000 people have signed the petition urging President Obama to usher in America’s clean energy economy during his first 100 days. The first 100 days start today, which means it’s time for …

Just One Week Left To Speak Up For The Endangered Species Act!

10/9/2008 // By Julia Marden

Recent news from Hawaii reported that the federal government has identified 48 species on the island of Kauai to add to the endangered species list. According to the U.S. Secretary of Interior, imperiled ecosystems on the island make the future …