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Wins for Wildlife

Thank you for all the actions you’ve taken to help protect wildlife! Here are some victories from 2013 that wildlife advocates like you helped make possible. Breaking Through on Climate Change …

A pair of baby moose calves. Photo by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant . Gary Lackie.

What We’re Grateful for this Thanksgiving: You!

Across the country, National Wildlife Federation is working with our members, partners and affiliates to protect wildlife and their habitat. And everywhere we look, we see the impact you’ve had …

A bighorn ram in Yellowstone National Park. Photo by National Wildlife Photo Contest Entrant Cal Bebee.

Can We Prevent Bighorn Sheep from Contracting Pneumonia? With Your Help, Yes!

For bighorn sheep in Montana, communicable diseases—including pneumonia—are a huge problem. The diseases are highly contagious and often fatal, leading to slow and painful deaths. The situation is complicated because scientists …

A tender moment during the elk rut at Mammoth Hot Springs in Yellowstone

Happy Valentine’s Day: My Best Photos and Videos of Wildlife L’Amour

Love is in the air…and not just for people. Wildlife have their own rituals of l’amour, although they usually don’t involve boxes of chocolates or bouquets of flowers. To celebrate …

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Here Comes the Sun: Solar Energy Zones Are Key to America’s Renewable Future

“Solar power is an important new source of renewable domestic energy. Done right, we can produce energy, generate jobs and conserve hunting and fishing on our public lands.” Kate Zimmerman, …

Late bison calf "Zisa" in Yellowstone (photo by Beth Pratt)

From Yellowstone to Yosemite: My Top Ten Wildlife Encounters of 2011

As a child who grew up reading Ranger Rick and watching Wild Kingdom, I cherish any wildlife I encounter. I’ve been lucky enough to live in Yellowstone, where I viewed …

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The Top 10 Dumbest Things Congress Did in 2011 (And How You Can Get Smart)

How bad was 2011 for America’s wildlife, air, water, land and public health? After taking 191 anti-conservation votes, even the House of Representatives’ own members called it “the most anti-environment House …

Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep In Jeopardy

Every summer I travel to my grandparents cabin on Wild Horse Islandon Flathead Lake near Missoula, Montana.  My grandparents purchased their property back in the 1970s (and have the burnt …

Weekly News Roundup – June 17, 2011

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s National Wildlife Federation news: National Wildlife Federation Announces New Ranger Rick …

Victory for Bighorn Sheep

National Wildlife Federation’s continuing efforts to protect bighorn sheep have scored a major victory.

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