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Affiliate Program Aims to Empower Returning War Veterans Through Conservation and Angling

National Wildlife Federation’s Oregon affiliate, the Association of Northwest Steelheaders (ANWS), is preparing to launch an exciting and innovative program that aims to help returning war veterans develop new skills …

Dirtier Water Awaits Americans as They Head to Their Favorite Lakes, Rivers, and Beaches

As we slog through another scorching summer and head out to swim, paddle, fish and enjoy America’s waterways, the rumblings from Washington indicate that dirtier water may be on the …

Speak up to Protect Wildlife from Capitol Hill’s Top 4 Environmental Attacks this Week

Extra extra! Detroit River Catches on Fire… Thousands Extinct in the Everglades… No Public Access Allowed on Lake Champlain… Bogus headlines? For the moment yes but these hypothetical events move …

Asian Carp Swimming Closer to Great Lakes

I just found out that new evidence of Asian carp has been discovered near Lake Michigan. The new test results came back positive for silver carp seventeen times in one day. …

Weekly News Roundup – June 8, 2012

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: Celebrate Get Outdoors Day With Help From National Wildlife …

As Americans Head for Lakes and Beaches, Congress Attacks Clean Water Act Protections

As summer begins, I wonder if Americans realize how much they owe to the 1972 Clean Water Act for the clean water and healthy waterbodies they cherish. This year is …

Weekly News Roundup – June 1, 2012

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: Let’s Go Camping! June 1 – School is out, …

Hardrock Mining–Baggage in Hand–Arrives in the Great Lakes

Fueled by high metals prices, the nation’s hardrock mining boom has swept into the Great Lakes.  In a region with almost no history of hardrock or “sulfide” mining, there is …

Grizzly bear

Montana Mine Could be Death Sentence for Grizzlies

  |   May 25, 2012

The Cabinet Mountains Wilderness in northwest Montana is one of the wildest places on earth, and the only protected land in the 2.3 million acre Kootenai National Forest. Here, one …

Weekly News Roundup – April 27, 2012

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: Senate Agriculture Committee Improves Farm Bill, but More Work …

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