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Caroline worked as the Program Associate for the National Wildlife Federation's National Restoration and Water Resources campaigns at the National Wildlife Federation's National Advocacy Center in Washington, DC.
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“America’s Amazon” Saved Once and for All: A Resounding Victory for Wildlife

4/5/2011 // By Caroline Wick

Last week a judge issued a decision that protects 200,000 acres of Mississippi River delta wetlands once and for all.  The decision ends the proposed Yazoo Pumps project, which would have drained an area about the size of New York […] Read more >

Another Round in the Fight for Clean Water: Court decision leaves wetlands vulnerable to development

2/1/2011 // By Caroline Wick

Last week another sideways step was taken in the long struggle to clarify which waters receive Clean Water Act protections in light of recent confusing and controversial Supreme Court decisions.  The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Virginia issued a […] Read more >

Mississippi River Gulf Outlet (MRGO) Ecosystem Restoration Plan Moves Forward

1/4/2011 // By Caroline Wick

Amanda Moore, Coastal Louisiana Organizer for the National Wildlife Federation, co-authored this post. After more than a year of tug-of-war between the state of Louisiana and the Army Corps of Engineers, the Corps finally released the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet […] Read more >

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We’re Not As Clean As We Think We Are: The Case For Protecting All Waters

10/15/2010 // By Caroline Wick

The results of a report published in Nature magazine earlier this month confirms what many of us already know: our waters are in rough shape.  According to the report, 80% of the world’s population faces threatened water security—and that includes […] Read more >

New Report Shows Colorado’s Streams and Wetlands Endangered

2/16/2010 // By Caroline Wick

A new report highlights threats to Colorado’s waters and wetlands under regulatory guidance resulting from two Supreme Court Cases. The report identifies five cases where the loss of Clean Water Act protections has put Colorado waters at risk for pollution, […] Read more >

Budget Could Bring a Flow of Funding for the Great Lakes

4/2/2009 // By Caroline Wick

As some of you already know, Congress is busy this week working on a budget resolution for the coming year. Fortunately, the resolution they’re discussing includes important investments in conserving our natural resources and reducing global warming. And among these […] Read more >