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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 …

New Energy for Offshore Wind Power in Massachusetts

Here in Massachusetts it’s particularly noticeable that the offshore wind power conversation is rapidly changing. The prominent debate is no longer whether offshore wind power is right for Massachusetts – …

Maryland Legislature Passes Historic Climate Protection Bill

Beyond the policy “wonks” in Annapolis, the details of the GGRA (or Goog-gur-a as it is affectionately known), may not be top of mind for all Marylanders, but its passage …

A Voice for Wildlife in Politics

On March 3, 1961, President John F. Kennedy hosted a dedication ceremony for the new headquarters of the National Wildlife Federation in Washington, D.C., highlighting the national importance of protecting …

Fighting for the Environment: Women Making History

March is Women’s History Month — a time to celebrate the accomplishments of women around the world who have made history in many fields, including art, science, politics, and conservation. Ensuring the …

Fish of Steel

What Happens When Our Most Spectacular Trout Runs Into Man-Made Kryptonite? Unless you’re an angler, you’ve probably never heard the term “steelhead”. Most Americans don’t know that a steelhead is …

Offshore Wind Supporters Brave the Cold and Call on NYC Mayor to Lead

It may have been freezing cold, but that was not going to stop us offshore wind power supporters with an important message to deliver! Yesterday, the National Wildlife Federation joined more than …

What the Clean Power Plan Stay Means

Recent news from the Supreme Court that it was staying the current Administration’s Clean Power Plan was certainly a disappointment. However, it is important to realize what the stay order does …

Protecting Delaware’s Coast

Millions of dollars have been spent by the state of Delaware restoring beach dune systems and coastal marshes. From recreational areas like boardwalks at Rehoboth and Bethany Beach, to the …

Moving Away From Coal to Help Wildlife

After decades of being the bully in the realm of American fuels, things aren’t going so well for the big coal companies. A string of recent market events has them …

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