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Launching America’s Great Waters Coalition

12/9/2009 // By Max Greenberg

The National Wildlife Federation joined more than 30 other organizations and nine — count ‘em, nine — members of Congress from across the country yesterday to launch America’s Great Waters Coalition, representing 9 large U.S. water ecosystems–the Gulf of Maine, […] Read more >

Bays and Lakes: We Can Help Our Kids Develop A Sense of Place

11/22/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

Last week the House Natural Resources Committee voted 22 to 13 to send an important new piece of legislation to the House floor.  It received strong support from the National Wildlife Federation, The Campaign for Environmental Literacy, the Chesapeake Bay […] Read more >

Global Warming Changing the Face of Chesapeake Bay

5/22/2008 // By Larry Schweiger

If this Memorial Day weekend mirrors the last, about 350,000 people will cross the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, many to begin enjoying the ocean and bayside beaches of Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware. Unfortunately, more than half of those beaches hang in […] Read more >

NWF Scientist Details Climate Change’s Threats to Chesapeake Bay

4/23/2008 // By Miles Grant

The National Wildlife Federation’s Dr. Doug Inkley testified before the Virginia Commission on Climate Change yesterday, detailing the effects of warming temperatures and rising sea levels on fish and wildlife. Virginia’s trout and duck populations are particularly at risk. And […] Read more >

Washington Post Compares EPA Chief to Mr. Magoo

3/17/2008 // By Miles Grant

At a recent Senate hearing, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) had this back-and-forth with EPA Administrator Stephen Johnson: Feinstein, who chairs the Appropriations subcommittee that controls the EPA’s budget, asked why Johnson had not yet complied with a Supreme Court ruling […] Read more >

Chesapeake Bay and Global Warming

10/6/2007 // By Larry Schweiger

I have fond memories of trolling the lower Potomac River on foggy autumn mornings, while nearby watermen "tonged" for oysters and gulls swarmed the skiffs. The Chesapeake Bay has long held a special place in my heart. From a home […] Read more >

The Chesapeake Bay and Global Warming

9/25/2007 // By Josh Nelson

The National Wildlife Federation just released a report on the impacts of global warming on one of America’s most cherished regions, “The Chesapeake Bay and Global Warming: A Paradise Lost for Hunters, Anglers and Outdoor Enthusiasts?” The Chesapeake Bay is […] Read more >