Climate and Wildlife Safeguards

A Win for Collaborative Conservation in the Northeast!

This blog is part of a series highlighting a dune restoration and beach access improvement project that NWF and its partners are engaged in on Plum Island in Newburyport, Massachusetts. It’s always …

Finding Common Ground to Protect Plum Island’s Coastline

This blog is part of a series highlighting a dune restoration and beach access improvement project that NWF and its partners are engaged in on Plum Island in Newburyport, Massachusetts.  How …

Climate Policy Rollbacks Create Disasters, Not Jobs

President Trump claimed that last week’s Executive Order rolling back climate progress will create jobs for coal miners, but what it really creates is more flooding for coastal communities and …

Coastal Dunes: Building a Stronger Coastline

On your way to the beach, have you ever walked on a boardwalk that spans a dune? Maybe it was a blistering summer day and you burned your bare feet …

Restoring Native Dunes to Protect Communities and Wildlife

3 Birds in the Northeast That Need Our Help

Post-Irene Aerial photo of damage to bridge by Flickr's VTrans

Learning From Tropical Storm Irene

Highway In the Sky

This time every year, thousands upon thousands of tiny shorebirds depart from their breeding grounds in the Canadian Arctic to begin an 8,000 mile journey — one of the longest migrations …

Saving Shorebirds from a Changing Climate

Changes in the climate are threatening the existence of a small species of migratory shorebird. According to startling new research published last week in Science Magazine and National Geographic, red …

Painted Bunting Far From Home

A Painted Bunting, one of North America’s most beautiful birds, has been discovered in Pittsfield, Vermont. This species very rarely occurs north of the Carolinas, and according to the Vermont Center …

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