Adopt-a-Wildlife-Acre

Watching a successfully collared bighorn sheep. Photo by Steve Woodruff

Bighorn Sheep Research Invaluable for Species’ Survival

It’s late February in Western Montana. The mercury hovers around 15 degrees and the snow blows sideways. We know our chances of locating and capturing bighorn sheep will be slim …

Baird's sparrow. Photo by USFWS

Pollinators Support Grassland Birds

Since 1936, the National Wildlife Federation has worked to conserve the nation’s wildlife and wild places. As part of our 80th anniversary celebration, we are recognizing important moments in our …

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Five Places to Watch Wild Bison Roam

Few experiences are more awe-inspiring than seeing American bison in the wild. Bison are the largest land mammal in North America, weighing up to 2,000 pounds, and it is truly …

Bison in Yellowstone National Park. Photo donated by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Jerold Hale

The First National Park

Since 1936, the National Wildlife Federation has worked to conserve the nation’s wildlife and wild places. As part of our 80th anniversary celebration, we are recognizing important moments in our history …

Bighorn sheep. Photo by John Bielak

NWF Increases Bighorn Sheep Recovery Efforts

Photo by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Pat Roque.

Grizzly Bears: Two Truths and a Myth

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12 Wins for Wildlife YOU Made Possible in 2015

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Charting a New Path for Yellowstone’s Bison

Yellowstone’s bison have faced more hardship and controversy than nearly any other large mammal in America. In the early 20th century, bison were nearly slaughtered to extinction by commercial hunters. The …

Bighorn sheep. Photo by Steve Woodruff

No More Butting Heads: NWF’s Adopt a Wildlife Acre Program Protects Key Habitat For Bighorn Sheep

The National Wildlife Federation’s most recent Adopt-A-Wildlife-Acre work has focused on resolving conflicts between bighorn sheep and domestic sheep that graze on public lands in Wyoming, Idaho and Montana. Domestic …

Bison Grazing, photo credit K Murphy/NPS

NWF Members Give Bison Room to Roam

Right now, NWF members can help achieve important wins for wild bison. In the West, conflict sometimes arise between livestock grazing on National Forests and bison. Domestic livestock graze on …

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