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Helping Grizzlies Return to Their Historical Home

There are fewer than 10 grizzly bears living in the North Cascades of Washington State – a wild, mostly intact mountain ecosystem where the bears once thrived.  Now, thanks to …

A photo from the rail line along Lake Champlain.  A derailment of an oil car would almost certainly contaminate the lake at certain points.  Photo by: Barbarina Heyerdahl

New York Train Derailment Highlights Oil-by-Rail Threat to Lake Champlain Region

A train derailment near the banks of Hudson River in New York highlights the continued risk of dangerous crude oil cars that run along the banks of Lake Champlain and …

Mallards can be found in small ponds and wetlands. Photo from Alan D. Wilson

We All Live Downstream

President Trump has said that he wants the nation to have “crystal clear water,” and it would be hard to find anyone who would disagree with that. However, last week, …

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How to avoid deforestation sneaking into your shopping cart

In our last blog, the National Wildlife Federation’s International Conservation Team shared how members can be a strong voice for tropical wildlife by “speaking with our wallets” to purchase zero-deforestation …

Grand Teton National Park.  Photo by National Wildlife Federation photo contest entrant Katherine Plessner.

Congress Must Ensure EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt Protects our Water,…

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Why We are Fighting for the Public Lands that Wildlife…

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The National Wildlife Federation Opposes Pruitt for EPA

Rusty patched bumble bee (Bombus affinis)

I want Bombus affinis in my garden

For the past three years, photographer Tony Ernst has seen rusty patched bumble bees in his garden, and every year he watches to see if they return. I’d like to …

mountains and healthy valley

President Obama’s Wildlife Conservation Wins

American presidents have incredible power to shape the conservation movement – from Theodore Roosevelt, who established the national parks system, to Richard Nixon, who created the Environmental Protection Agency. After …

moose in winter

Climate change, pollution and mining: Moose pay the price

If we need evidence that our changing climate, polluted waterways, and mining on public lands directly impacts wildlife, consider the plight of moose. The majestic animal is struggling with disease …

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