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Watch: Wildlife You Helped Protect in 2015

11/25/2015 // By Collin O'Mara

How do you thank someone who has given such beautiful gifts to wildlife? Like millions of acres of native prairie for wild bison to roam free, or Thousands of acres of life-saving milkweed for monarch butterflies to lay eggs, or …

Least tern family. Photo donated by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Ursula Dubrick

Least Terns: Life on the Edge

10/12/2015 // By David Muth

Least terns live life on the edge. Only nine inches long and packing just 1.5 ounces of muscle and feather, they are aptly named. Despite their size, they are prodigious migrants—heading south in August and September to the coast of …

Elk. Photo donated by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Steve Perry

Meet Five Species Counting on the Greater Sage-grouse

10/6/2015 // By Meg Morris

Wind blows across the vast open space, sweeping the sweet scent of sage through the air. A herd of pronghorn swiftly move across the landscape, stopping now and then to feed on grasses and shrubs. Large eagles and falcons swirl …

Spangle Lake, Sawtooth Wilderness

275,000 More Acres Safeguarded for Wildlife and Our Outdoor Heritage

8/6/2015 // By Collin O'Mara

On Tuesday, August 4, 2015 the U.S. Senate unanimously passed “The Sawtooth National Recreation Area and Jerry Peak Wilderness Additions Act” championed by Idaho’s Congressman Mike Simpson and Senator Jim Risch. Already passed by the U.S. House of Representatives, the legislation …

Mitzi Jones captured these two male Gould's turkeys strutting in her backyard in the Huachuca Mountains of southeast Arizona.

Gobble, Strut and Wattle: We’re Talking Turkey

4/22/2014 // By Russell Bassett

Most everyone is at least a little familiar with the wild turkey. The bird’s signature gobble is easily recognizable, and many people know the story of Ben Franklin pushing for the wild turkey to be the national bird. If nothing …

Voices of NWF’s Young Leaders Assembly: Youth Mentorship in Atlanta by Imran Battla

5/6/2011 // By Cheli Cresswell

by Imran Battla Senior Program Manager,  Applied Mentorship Program for Sustainability On April 21, 2011, sixty elementary school kids from Dobbs Elementary School part of the Atlanta Public Schools and and God’s Little Angels Academy based in Lithonia GA, came to the OAC …

University of Florida Strives to Surpass LEED

10/14/2008 // By NWF

For universities serious about reducing their carbon footprint, compact fluorescent light bulbs just won’t cut it. Many are starting, quite literally, from the ground up, building highly efficient dorms, classrooms and libraries that can not only cut their carbon emissions …