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Conservation Funding at Risk: Contact your Senator Now!

6/28/2011 // By Aviva Glaser

Today, people across the country are participating in a National Conservation Day of Action to protest the huge cuts to farm bill conservation programs that the House of Representative passed in their agriculture spending bill. Your Senator needs to hear […] Read more >

Navy on the Beach - Perdido Key Beach 3.11

Gulf Restoration Tour Finishes on a High Note!

6/23/2011 // By Jenna Peters

405 Volunteers + 3,240 Hours of Hard Labor = Tireless Dedication and Commitment to the Gulf’s Precious Places. While BBQs, beach outings, and parades were in full swing Memorial Day weekend, National Wildlife Federation’s committed network of volunteers were knee […] Read more >

Ohio State Parks Drilling Event

Standing Up for Ohio State Parks

5/18/2011 // By NWF

Post was written by Tracy Sabetta, pictured here with her daughter. Tracy leads the outreach to NWF supporters in Ohio. You can reach her at tsabetta@initiativeohio.com. You know what they say about the best laid plans, right? Conservation leaders and […] Read more >

Wiconson Wildlife Federation leaders stand with NWF's Danielle Korpalski in front of the US Capitol building

NWF’s Affiliate Leaders Swarm Capitol Hill

4/21/2011 // By Jenny Kordick

National Wildlife Federation’s 75th annual meeting brought over 45 NWF State Affiliates to Washington D.C. last week. Before the meeting kicked off, a number of affiliate leaders participated in Capitol Hill Days, getting the chance to meet with their elected officials on Capitol […] Read more >

Amadou Diop, Souther Forest Restoration Manager

Upcoming Forestry Events in the Southeast

2/2/2011 // By Christy Leckburg

The National Wildlife Federation, Fort Valley State University Cooperative Extension Program and the Landowners Initiative for Forestry Education (LIFE ) have partnered to host a landowners’ workshop titled, “Managing Your Land for Profit”. This event, which will target small, minority […] Read more >

Gulf Oil Spill Symposium: Work Groups Begin Design of Early Warning System for Gulf Wildlife and Habitats

11/10/2010 // By Bob Serata

NOTE: this is the second post from the Gulf Oil Spill Symposium. Also see part I, Symposium Looks to Alert Policy Makers to Impacts from Gulf Oil Disaster One glaring fact jumped out at me after listening to 40 scientists […] Read more >

The Chattahoochee Forest by Andy Coan

Upcoming Forestry Events in the Southeast

11/4/2010 // By Christy Leckburg

The National Wildlife Federation, Fort Valley State University Cooperative Extension Program, and the Landowners Initiative for Forestry Education (LIFE) have partnered to host a landowners’ workshop titled “Managing Your Land for Profit.” This event that will be targeting small, minority […] Read more >

Moonrise near Homer Alaska by Doug Kaufman

What They’ve Said: Meditations on Nature

10/21/2010 // By Roger Di Silvestro

Here are some thoughts—bestowed on us by various scholars, sages, theorists, etc. down through the years—that comment on or raise questions about nature, animals, conservation and related topics. Some of these observations are inspirational; many are just perspectives from a […] Read more >

Home energy auditor points out the air leaks around a door

It’s Cool Outside! Give Your Home an Energy Audit

10/13/2010 // By Hannah Schardt

If you cannot afford a professional home energy audit or don’t want to wait, you can conduct your own audit of your home’s efficiency. Read more >

California condor by the US Fish and Wildlife Service

California Condor Population Hits 100

10/7/2010 // By Hannah Schardt

One of the most endangered birds in the world celebrates a happy milestone this week: On Wednesday, the US Fish and Wildlife Service announced that for the first time in half a century, 100 wild California condors now fly free […] Read more >