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Mother and son at the Philadelphia Water Works

Five Places to Escape the Democratic National Convention

Philadelphia residents are accustomed to the flows of tourists visiting the city’s historic sites and scenes, and the upcoming Democratic National Convention is sure to draw thousands of visitors to the storied …

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How Congress Can Transform Water Resources Planning

America’s Everglades are home to many endangered and threatened species, including the Florida Panther, West Indian Manatee, and Snail Kite. These grassy waters once flowed freely from headwaters above the Kissimmee River …

Great blue heron flying over Texas waters. Photo by Sudha Kankipati, National Wildlife Photo Contest

Texas Water Conservation Scorecard

Recent droughts have seared the memories of Texans deepening their appreciation for our most precious resource: water. As a result, hundreds of thousands of people across the Lone Star state …

Flying over Bombay Hook, DE. Photo by Kim Taylor, National Wildlife Photo Contest

Top Six Reasons to Invest in the Delaware River Basin

The Delaware River is a rich part of our natural world and a national treasure. Investing in restoration and protection of the river is important for many reasons. Counting down, …

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Water Quality Problems in America’s Heartland

Before Flint, many people did not think twice about the safety of their drinking water. However, the Flint crisis has focused attention on old contaminated pipes rather than the source …

A manatee nurses her calf in the warm waters of the Three Sister's Spring. Photo by John Muhilly.

Clean Water Rule Safeguards Streams

Small streams eventually become big rivers. That’s the commonsense principle behind the new Clean Water Rule, which will restore Clean Water Act protections to smaller streams and nearby wetlands. This …

Taking Flight For Water

Voices from the Field: Sportsmen Speak Out This week the National Wildlife Federation, Trout Unlimited, Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, and Izaak Walton League are hosting sportsmen and outdoor business leaders …

Brook Trout and other cold water game fish are vulnerable to a warming climate (credit: USFWS)

Protecting Wildlife From Toxic Discharges

Yesterday the Environmental Protection Agency issued a final amended rule to protect waters from coal power plants’ discharges. These plants contribute about thirty percent of all toxic pollutants discharged to surface waters. NWF applauds the EPA’s …

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Clean Water: Delaware’s Clear Choice Campaign

Walking your dog along the trails at Ashland Nature Center, bird watching off the boardwalk at the DuPont Environmental Education Center, picking vegetables at Coverdale Farm Preserve, and canoeing on …

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Hog Factory Threatens Fish and Wildlife on Buffalo National Scenic River in Arkansas

In a natural wonderland in northwestern Arkansas, the Buffalo National Scenic River runs through picturesque terrain that serves as a home to a number of endangered species, including the Gray …

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