Campus Conservation Nationals 2013 – Nation’s Largest Electricity and Water Reduction Competition Kicks Off February 4

Students at hundreds of campuses across the country will soon be taking very short showers, studying by flashlight, and cozying up by moonlight when the Campus Conservation Nationals begins its electricity …


The Joy of the Season

As the holiday season is upon us, it always prompts me to reflect on all of the things that I hold dear – family, friends, colleagues, and our schools and teachers.  …

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McLean, Virginia Eco-School Takes a Big Bite Out of Cafeteria Waste

Churchill Road Elementary School holds a Green Flag award in NWF’s Eco-Schools USA program. One of the school’s major greening projects focuses on waste reduction, and they have implemented an …

Oceanway Middle School on Earth Day with new outdoor classroom. Flickr photo by JAXPORT.

What the Election Means for Environmental Education Moving Forward

When the dust settled on November 6 and election-weary minds began to assess how their issues would fair in a second Obama Administration, the first feeling I emoted was relief. Over …

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Thanksgiving: A Note of Gratitude to NWF Supporters

About 75 cents out of every dollar spent by nonprofit organizations comes from individual donors. Consequently, those people who sit down at home and write checks to NWF, or who …

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Helping Students Cope with Hurricane Sandy

Superstorm Sandy, the clash of the first Nor’easter of the winter season and Hurricane Sandy, a final tropical storm of the hurricane season, wrecked havoc along the east coast, especially …

How are community colleges advancing greener careers and campuses?

The Greenforce Initiative, a partnership of National Wildlife Federation and Jobs for the Future, hosted a virtual summit last Friday, November 2 – Advancing Greener Careers and Campuses. The summit hosted …

Affiliate Program Aims to Empower Returning War Veterans Through Conservation and Angling

National Wildlife Federation’s Oregon affiliate, the Association of Northwest Steelheaders (ANWS), is preparing to launch an exciting and innovative program that aims to help returning war veterans develop new skills …

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Creating a Recycling Program at Your School

Grade three classes set up a recycling program at their school and register as an Eco-School.

Green Revolving Loan Funds Come of Age on Campus

The Sustainable Endowments Institute (SEI) recently hosted a summit on financing the future of energy efficiency at Harvard University attended by approximately 150 higher education, business and non-profit leaders from …

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