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Happy Holidays from Yosemite!

12/14/2011 // By Beth Pratt

The California office of the National Wildlife Federation wishes you a Happy Holidays from Yosemite National Park. Thank you for your support of wildlife and wild places! Read more >

California Leading the Fight on Global Warming

9/30/2011 // By Robyn Carmichael

  Wednesday’s decision by California’s Supreme Court to allow the state to go ahead with a cap-and-trade program was an important step in the effort to limit and dramatically reduce the global warming pollution that threatens people and wildlife across […] Read more >

Efficient Vehicles: A Better Way to Go

9/24/2011 // By Larry Schweiger

The Obama administration, a labor union and key auto manufacturers have joined with the state of California to reach a critical deal requiring passenger vehicles to average 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025. Read more >

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A Pika Running Over my Foot, Misguided Frog Mating, and Other Lurid Tales from a Hike in Yosemite

7/23/2011 // By Beth Pratt

“Bully!” as Teddy Roosevelt would have exclaimed, seems the most appropriate way to describe my perfect day hiking in Yosemite National Park last week. I wandered for an afternoon in the Gaylor Lakes basin (Tioga Country is my favorite place […] Read more >

Bay Area Home Depot Stores Stock Up on Sustainable Wood

3/30/2011 // By Aislinn Maestas

Looking to build a house? Put up a fence? Construct a tree house for your kids? Do you live in the Bay Area? Do you care about the spotted owl? Want to help critically endangered coho salmon? If you answered […] Read more >

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California Sea Otter Population Declining

3/7/2011 // By Miles Grant

Scientists say California sea otter numbers are falling for new reasons that aren’t fully understood. Read more >

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CA Student Clean Energy Activist Challenges Polluter to Debate

10/21/2010 // By Miles Grant

Will billionaire polluter Charles Koch put his mouth where his money is & debate a California clean energy activist? Read more >

California condor by the US Fish and Wildlife Service

California Condor Population Hits 100

10/7/2010 // By Hannah Schardt

One of the most endangered birds in the world celebrates a happy milestone this week: On Wednesday, the US Fish and Wildlife Service announced that for the first time in half a century, 100 wild California condors now fly free […] Read more >

Schwarzenegger: Polluters Playing Political Games in California

9/29/2010 // By Miles Grant

Recently, we highlighted a climate denial exhibit at the Smithsonian sponsored by Koch Industries. And this week, we told you how Koch is funding a campaign to keep California hooked on polluting fuels. Now Koch has drawn the ire of […] Read more >

Warming Walruses: Watch NWF’s Climate Capsule

9/29/2010 // By Miles Grant

From DC to Alaska, what impact is global warming having on America right now? What’s the National Wildlife Federation doing to help promote green job training? And as Dirty the Global Warming Denying Sock Puppet attacks California’s climate law, will […] Read more >