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5 Endangered Species That Depend On Public Lands

These places we love are all of those things, but they are also places created to protect and restore wildlife. Our national parks, wildlife refuges and other wild public lands …

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 …

Bighorn sheep. Photo by John Bielak

NWF Increases Bighorn Sheep Recovery Efforts

Last year, the National Wildlife Federation launched a new initiative to protect imperiled bighorn sheep in the west. While bighorn sheep numbers historically were estimated at 2 million nationwide, due …

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Ten Remarkable California Wildlife Moments in 2015

As the California Director of the National Wildlife Federation, I have the best job in the world. While overseeing the organization’s conservation work in the Golden State, I continually witness …

Bighorn sheep. Photo by Steve Woodruff

No More Butting Heads: NWF’s Adopt a Wildlife Acre Program…

Credit: James "Newt" Perdue / USFWS

Small but Mighty: Streams and Wetlands that Matter

Bighorn sheep butting heads by Daryl Hunter.

Arizona Seeks To Modernize Renewable Energy Development

Browns Canyon Success! Five Species Whose Home is Now Permanently Protected

Stunning and wild. Best white-water rafting in the country. Paradise for people and wildlife alike. This is Colorado’s Browns Canyon, America’s newest national monument. Located about 130 miles southwest of …

This leaping mountain lion is demonstrating their incredible agility.

Weekly News Roundup: Defending Mountain Lion Habitat and more!

Large urban development in California is diminishing mountain lion habitat. In the Santa Monica Mountains, mountain lions are being forced to cross heavily trafficked highways to navigate around their habitat. …

Bighorn sheep. Photo by National Wildlife Photo Contest Entrat Rick Miller.

Last Chance to R.O.A.R. for Bighorn Sheep

NWF has joined Animal Planet’s R.O.A.R. campaign in order to REACH OUT, ACT, and RESPOND for bighorn sheep. These iconic American animals are counting on us. Without a safe place to roam, we will see their numbers continue to decline.

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