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Why Wildlife is Cheering for the Clean Power Plan

President Obama has taken a historic and ambitious step in the fight against carbon pollution that threatens wildlife. With the announcement of the finalized Clean Power Plan, the President has …

Meeting of Governors and Premiers a Big Opportunity for Northeast Wildlife

This week, the governors of New England states are meeting with leaders of Canada’s Eastern provinces in the mountains of New Hampshire, at the annual New England Governors and Eastern …

Stand with Sportsmen and Conservationists for Clean Water

Whether you’re an angler, hunter or wildlife viewer — or, perhaps like many of us, are all three — you understand the importance of watery habitats for wildlife.  These habitats …

The Beauty, Majesty and Variety of Ducks Challenged by Tar Sands

Bufflehead, black and wood ducks, canvasback, gadwall, goldeneye, mallard, pintail, redhead, ring-necked, ruddy, scaup, scoter, shoveler, teal, and widgeon: to duck hunters and bird watchers alike, the characteristics of those …

As Arkansas Community Reels from Tar Sands Oil Spill, Wildlife…

Exxon Tar Sands Pipeline Ruptures in Arkansas, Forcing Evacuations and…

Black-bellied whistling duck

Photo of the Day: Black-bellied Whistling Duck

Delta Study Confirms Later Duck Seasons

This recent study confirms what has long been observed by hunters: later duck harvest seasons.

Black-bellied whistling ducks in a marsh near Delray Beach, FL

Photo of the Day: Black-bellied Whistling Ducks

What Did You See Today? Report your wildlife and plant observations with Wildlife Watch and check out species that others are seeing around the country! This Photo of the Day was …

Northern pintails by Larry Hitchens

Ready to Fight the Stealth Attack on Wildlife? Part Two: Northern Pintails

It’s easy to see why the northern pintail is known as the “greyhound of the air.” A long, slender, small-headed and long-necked duck—propelled by narrow, elongated wings—the sleek pintail seems …

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