Conservation

Elk. Photo By: Pixabay

National Monuments Fundamental to Roosevelt’s Playbook for Public Lands

President Theodore Roosevelt had a clear purpose. He once called public lands our “most glorious heritage,” and wrote “there can be no greater issue than of conservation in this country.” …

Brown Bears on Admiralty Island National Monument. Photo by Don MacDougall, USFS

“Monumental” Wildlife Habitat Across America

National parks are famous for the opportunities they provide to watch incredible wildlife, but did you know that many national monuments are home to spectacular wildlife, too? National public lands, …

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Overturning Methane Rule is Bad Public Policy, Bad Business

Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to employ a little-used legislative tool known as the Congressional Review Act to undo a common-sense Bureau of Land Management rule to …

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The National Wildlife Federation Opposes Pruitt for EPA

Here is just a sampling of the words of some of our members who support wildlife and the habitat they rely on.  “As a proud Trump supporter in the election, …

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Looking Forward for Wildlife

Wildlife watching. Photo by Judith Kohler/ NWF

A Win For Outdoor Recreation Marks a Win for Wildlife!

The Roan Plateau is habitat for some of the country's largest mule deer herds. Image: John Gale

Energy Leases Canceled in Wildlife Habitat

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A Thank You From P-22, Mountain Lion of Hollywood

Despite my celebrity status as the world’s most famous mountain lion, I am pretty much just an ordinary cougar. I spend most of my time cruising through my territory, looking …

The furry feline’s massive paws allow it to hunt atop snowpack like a cat on snowshoes. Photo by Keith Williams/Flickr Creative Commons.

Making Moves: Canada Lynx in Vermont

This year has brought exciting insight into the distribution of Canada lynx in the Green Mountain State.  Having predominantly only been observed in the northeastern-most portion of the state, biologists now have …

Photo by Dan Mullen via Flickr

Future Ghosts? Wildlife on the Brink of Extinction

Here are a few wildlife species we need to protect in the U.S. Red Wolf Status: Critically Endangered Threats: Hybridization with coyotes, vehicle and gunshot mortality from humans, and habitat loss …

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