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Kassie Rohrbach is the Senior Campaigns Manager for National Wildlife Federation’s Climate and Energy Program. Kassie brings over ten years of experience with campaign organizing and coalition building, working to address the climate crisis. Prior to joining NWF in 2008, Kassie co-founded and served as the Co-Director of Energy Action Coalition (EAC), a youth led coalition of environmental and social justice organizations. Kassie also spent three years at the Center for Resource Solutions, working on the Green-e Renewable Energy Certification Program. In 2003, Kassie graduated from Connecticut College with a BA in Gender and Women’s Studies. She got her start organizing on climate and energy while at Connecticut College, where she led one of the first student campaigns to invest in renewable energy.
Mule Deer

Coal Mines Threaten Mule Deer

7/29/2014 // By Kassie Rohrbach

Mule Deer populations have been declining in recent years across Colorado. And extracting coal across the western ranges where mule deer make their home could push some declining populations over the edge. Besides loss of vital habitat as the land is […] Read more >

Orcas

Will Coal Exports Hurt Salmon and Orcas in the Coming Years?

3/25/2014 // By Kassie Rohrbach

Chinook salmon are expected to return in record numbers this month up the Columbia River, a good sign of the effective conservation measures that government, businesses and organizations have taken since fish counts began in 1938. This is good news not […] Read more >

NWF staff deliver nearly 50,000 comments generated by NWF supporters.

Two Million Comments Against Keystone XL

3/7/2014 // By Kassie Rohrbach

That’s right, over two million people have submitted comments to the U.S. State Department urging a denial of the Keystone XL pipeline.    Last Friday, over 150 people rallied at the State Department to deliver the comments that have been […] Read more >

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Major Losses for Wildlife if Keystone XL is Approved

3/5/2014 // By Kassie Rohrbach

There are only two days left to tell President Obama and Secretary Kerry that they must deny the Keystone XL pipeline. Need a quick refresher why Keystone is not in the national interest?  Check out this graphic NWF put together. Share […] Read more >

The loss of boreal forest habitat from tar sands development puts the survival of thousands of Alberta woodland caribou at risk.

We Can Win This

2/5/2014 // By Kassie Rohrbach

With the State Department’s release of the FSEIS last Friday I’m feeling more optimistic than ever that Secretary Kerry and President Obama will choose the moral high ground and deny the Keystone XL pipeline.  Despite some of the headlines you […] Read more >

Morning Commute

3/1/2012 // By Kassie Rohrbach

On my way into the Seattle NWF office today, I had to stop for a few minutes and watch a herd of elk chomping on their breakfast.  Momma was too busy cleaning up her little one to care about the […] Read more >

December Fair Climate Newsletter

12/16/2011 // By Kassie Rohrbach

The Fair Climate Connection December 16th, 2011  Happy Holidays to Everyone!   The Fair Climate Connection has a new look and feel, but you can expect the same news, updates and action alerts from the NWF and from each of […] Read more >

North America’s 1st Wildlife Refuge – Lake Merritt, Oakland, CA

10/13/2011 // By Kassie Rohrbach

  This week (October 9-15) is National Wildlife Refuge Week, commemorated for the first time by the Senate in a historic resolution last year and officially recognized this year.  In honor of National Wildlife Refuge Week, I decided that my […] Read more >