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Shrubs and flowers that support migrating monarch butterflies are also in full bloom in the fall, like this flowering groundsel bush, a cousin of the western coyote bush. Photo by Stacy Small-Lorenz

Wild Times at the Jersey Shore: Cape May National Wildlife Refuge

Maybe forest isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when you think of the Jersey Shore. But this was just one of the sights I encountered on the Delaware …

monarchs on goldenrod

Postcard from Cape Monarch

Crossing the Delaware Bay on my way to New Jersey yesterday, migrating monarchs were flying past the ferry, and I was lucky enough to land at the same time as …

Wildlife Crossing in Banff National Park by Anthony P. Clevenger of Western Transportation Institute

Is Less Always More?

Since its first introduction in 1975, the single large or several small (SLOSS) debate has sparked considerable controversy among conservation practitioners. Originally derived for providing recommendations for wildlife refuge design, …

More than 80 offshore wind power projects are providing pollution-free, reliable energy in Europe.  (Photo: London Array Limited)

The Bay State’s Next Energy Chapter Starts Now

Tomorrow, I will take one of my favorite walks, across Boston Common and up the steps of the State House, breathing deep to soak in every last drop of that …

A pair of baby moose calves. Photo by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant . Gary Lackie.

Pope Francis Reaffirms Need to Protect Wildlife from Climate Change

Pope Francis is in the middle of his first ever trip to the United States, having just visited Washington DC, and now stopping in New York and Philadelphia. Over the …

Increasing temperatures continue to impact the Rocky Mountain pika population (photo: Flickr user Daniele Colombo)

Bipartisan Climate Resolution Will Support Wildlife

Last week, Representative Chris Gibson (R-NY), along with 10 other Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives released a resolution calling for action on climate change. The resolution shows …

October 16, 2013 - A view of the new grass roof at McMillan Hall.  Pictured are Anthropology graduate students Kelsey Nordine, left, and BrieAnna Langlie. James Byard/WUSTL Photos

The Campus Wild, a New Guide from NWF!

As students across the country head to their respective campuses for another school year, they may not realize that in addition to providing students with learning and living space, many …

Pronghorn will benefit from EPA's newly proposed methane rule! (photo: NWF Photo Contest - John Hoffman)

New Methane Rule Advances Climate Action, Protects Wildlife

Today, August 18th, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed critical new performance standards to limit methane pollution from the oil and gas industry, our nation’s largest emitter of this pollution. …

Wind Turbines

4 Things You Need to Know About the Clean Power Plan

After hearing about the new Clean Power Plan – which sets the first ever controls on power plants, the largest source of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions – you’re probably wondering: What should I know about …

One of my favorite places.  Photo by Jim Murphy

Climate Change Threatens Our Waterways

Few resources are more vital to wildlife and our enjoyment of the outdoors than our waterways.  Like many people, my passion for the outdoors started with a relationship with a …

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