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A Family for the Future of Wildlife

1/24/2011 // By Larry Schweiger

“For the nature of tomorrow, we must be the change that the world desperately needs today”  Also posted on National Wildlife magazine: I HAVE LONG THOUGHT of the National Wildlife Federation as part of my family. After all, the organization […] Read more >

West Virginia Rivers Coalition

It is hard to start a fire with one stick of wood

12/9/2010 // By Jen Mihills

This week the National Wildlife Federation announced the expansion of our affiliate family welcoming West Virginia Rivers Coalition as our 47th state and territorial affiliate partner. As we celebrate this important success and look forward to the growing strength of our conservation […] Read more >

National Wildlife Refuge Week: October 11

10/7/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

In 1903, President Theodore Roosevelt officially started the National Wildlife Refuge System when he protected Pelican Island Refuge in Florida. Some years later, In 1934, and after the ad hoc addition of more refuges along with the passage of the Migratory Bird […] Read more >

Headed to Iowa for RAGBRAI!

7/19/2007 // By Christine Dorsey

Hey everyone! “Team NWF” is on its way to Iowa! We’re a group of 10 NWF cyclists and a couple of volunteers who are participating in RAGBRAI®–the Register’s Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa. I’m team leader Christine Dorsey from […] Read more >

What Would Ding Say?

6/27/2007 // By Larry Schweiger

In 1936, at the North American Wildlife Conference, legendary conservationist and political cartoonist "Ding" Darling addressed a group of conservationists to discuss how to best address the most pressing issues facing wildlife in their day. In his speech, "Ding" said […] Read more >