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[Video] Don’t Let Mercury Silence the Loons’ Call

6/3/2011 // By Megan Blevins

Have you ever heard a Common Loon yodel? What about hoot, wail or tremolo? Not sure what a tremolo is? Or let’s rewind—not even sure what a Common Loon is? The Common Loon (also known as the Great Northern Diver […] Read more >

Working for Wildlife: Follow NWF Activities All Over the Country

6/1/2011 // By Kendall Mackey

Field Highlights: You Gotta Have Standards After weeks of phone calls, email alerts and social media announcements, the EPA public hearings finally took place.  What was all the fuss about? The mercury and air toxic standards proposed by the EPA […] Read more >

Ed Perry speaks on behalf of fishermen concerned about mercury contamination

Public Demands Mercury-Free Fish at Pa. EPA Hearing

5/26/2011 // By Jenny Kordick

A wave of fishermen, moms, doctors, scientists, and even industry representatives spoke out in support of EPA’s new rule makings that would limit over 90% of mercury from being emitted by coal fired power plants on Tuesday. The hearing, held in […] Read more >

An Endangered Ecosystem

5/23/2011 // By Ashley Quackenbush

Picture yourself taking a beautiful spring hike. As you walk, you notice a clearing and decide to sit down under a small opening of trees, looking out over wildflowers, grasses, and rich pools of standing water. You take in a […] Read more >

Working for Wildlife: Follow NWF Activities All Over the Country

5/23/2011 // By Kendall Mackey

Field Highlights: “Your Mama Would Be Proud” While for most Mother’s Day meant paying homage to our mothers and grandmothers, for the NWF activists in Montana & Michigan it meant participating in a stroller brigade for stronger clean air protections […] Read more >

Fishing

Protecting Our Great Lakes from Mercury

5/16/2011 // By Danielle Korpalski

It is great to see anglers speaking out about the impacts of mercury pollution on fishing, tourism, business, and health.  Take a look at this opinion editorial written by an avid Michigan angler.  It’s no wonder why sportsmen and women, […] Read more >

Stroller Brigade in Missoula, Montana. (Photo from http://missoulamom.com)

Parents “Push” for Clean Air in Stroller Brigades

5/13/2011 // By Jenny Kordick

  In honor of Mother’s Day, parents gathered around the country in stroller brigades, callling on their elected officials to protect the Clean Air Act for their children’s health and future. Parents pushed their children in strollers in Missoula, Montana from […] Read more >

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Moms and Kids Counting on EPA for Cleaner Air

5/4/2011 // By Tony Iallonardo

In the wake of the American Lung Association’s report that 155 million American people live in polluted areas, we can help give young moms, future moms, babies and youngsters cleaner air and good health by supporting the U. S. Environmental […] Read more >

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Adventures with Mercury Manchin and His Sidekick Electric Portman

5/2/2011 // By Joe Mendelson

The polluter parade of attacks on the Clean Air Act just keeps marching in Washington, DC.  This week, it is expected that Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Rob Portman (R-OH) will introduce a new omnibus air polluter bill.  The legislation is designed to delay […] Read more >

Wiconson Wildlife Federation leaders stand with NWF's Danielle Korpalski in front of the US Capitol building

NWF’s Affiliate Leaders Swarm Capitol Hill

4/21/2011 // By Jenny Kordick

National Wildlife Federation’s 75th annual meeting brought over 45 NWF State Affiliates to Washington D.C. last week. Before the meeting kicked off, a number of affiliate leaders participated in Capitol Hill Days, getting the chance to meet with their elected officials on Capitol […] Read more >