Conservation

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An optimistic agenda for wildlife – even during the nation’s turbulent times

To learn more about what we’re working on in Congress and the Administration, download your copy of the National Wildlife Federation’s 2017 legislative agenda. Focusing our nation’s leaders on a …

Harmful Algae Outbreaks may cancel Summer Swimming Plans

For many people, summer means soaking up the sun and cooling off with a nice swim. But harmful algae in our waterways may put a damper on summer plans. While …

Bear Lake. Rocky Mountain National Park. Photo Credit: William Wiley

Congressional Budget Deal Includes Wins for Wildlife & Conservation

At a time when so many issues seem hopelessly entangled by the growing partisan divide, wildlife conservation is repeatedly emerging as one area for bipartisan consensus. Just this week, a …

Apalachicola River. Photo Credit: Matthew Godwin

Protecting the Apalachicola – A National Treasure

The Apalachicola River and its floodplain form an incredibly rich system of exceptional ecological importance.  The river is home to an astounding 131 species of fish, the largest number in …

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QUIZ: Show Us What You Know About Trees and Wildlife

Are you up for a challenge? We’ve put together a quiz with some tricky tree and wildlife questions from our wildlife experts. Do you have what it takes to match …

NWF Launches New Wildlife Camera Project

This spring, the National Wildlife Federation’s Northeast Regional Center is launching a new project to engage communities around the importance of conserving riparian corridors for people and wildlife. Using wildlife …

Curious Fox at Bombay Hook NWR

Find Out Why These Ten Animals Are So Excited

Wildlife and clean water in Pennsylvania, Delaware, New York, and New Jersey got a boost last year when the Delaware River Basin Conservation Act passed and was signed by the President. The …

Boardmand. Photo Credit: Ted Timmons

Biomass for Electricity – Will it Affect Ecosystems and Fish?

Trout are the “gateway drug” for fishing fanatics in the Pacific Northwest. Trout are iconic due to their abundance, their tenacity, accessibility, and fragility. Of all the cold-water fishes in …

Women in History: Conservation Leaders

March is Women in History month and the National Wildlife Federation is celebrating by honoring five women who have made invaluable contributions to conservation in the United States and across …

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.” …

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