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No Fracking Way: Protecting Our Public Lands, Wild Places and Wildlife

Great Outdoors America Week is September 19 -22 this year, but every day is an opportunity to appreciate the beauty of our public lands, wild places and wildlife. George Washington …

Alaska’s Small Bears Are Still Glorious

A friend told me a story last night about the Klondike, a great overnight relay running race from Skagway, Alaska to White Horse, Canada.  A runner from an opposing team …

via Mark W. Hayward

Spirit Bear: The Return of An Elusive Icon

To the Gitga’at First Nation and the Kitasoo/Xai’xais of Canada it has been taboo to hunt or even speak the name of the elusive spirit bear, or Kermode, for many …

The Great Escape: Panda Bear Edition

Panda bears are cute and cuddly. They’re also very clever. While a zookeeper is playing with one little bear, another one puts an escape plan into action. Take a look.

Do You Have a “Beary” Good Photo?

Enter your “beary” good photos in the 41st annual National Wildlife Federation Photo Contest.

NWF, Sage, Orvis and Sportsmen Around Country Say “NO!” to Pebble Mine

Yesterday, 363 sport groups and businesses sent a letter to Lisa Jackson, the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, asking her to protect Alaska’s Bristol Bay region and its world class fishing …

Jewelers Value Wildlife Over Gold

Two foreign corporations propose building the largest gold and copper mine in North America (ironically named the Pebble Mine) in the headwaters of Bristol Bay, Alaska. Recognizing that a mine …

Alaska Brown Bear on Admiralty Island by April Carpenter

President’s Day: How Animals Lead

President’s Day weekend was set aside to honor the memory of our first president, George Washington,  celebrating his skillful leadership at the dawn of our history as a nation. Leadership …

New Tourist More Than DC Can Bear?

Here in the Washington, DC area, we’re used to a summer tourist invasion. But this may be a bit much — a bear spotted less than two miles northwest of …

Make the Call Today

All week we’ve been talking about the wildlife and wild places that need your help. Frogs are dying out. National parks face threats from severe drought and storms. Bears can’t …

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