endangered species act

sea otters

We Almost Lost the Southern Sea Otter—Will We Act in Time for Other Wildlife at Risk?

A sea otter cub sleeps in the embrace of its mother. The rocking waves in the kelp bed and the mother’s constant grooming are soothing. Above them on California’s coastal …

Eastern spotted skunk

The Mystery of the Spotted Skunk

The species of skunk that literally stands on its front paws when threatened is quickly vanishing from its historic range across our central, eastern, and southern states. Known to be …

'i'iwi

Will This Rare Hawaiian Forest Bird Go Extinct?

Read wildlife photographer Jim Denny’s story of the declining Hawaiian i`iwi and the lobelia flower that depend upon one another. Then, please join with the National Wildlife Federation and partners …

A Sneak Preview of 2018 Conservation

The past year left many people wondering about the future for wildlife in America. We saw the Trump Administration wreak havoc on our land, water, and air, rolling back regulations …

Bighorn sheep photo by Tim Rains (NPS)

Will Congress Leave Wildlife Out to Dry this Year?

swift fox

Saving the Swift Fox Took Swift Action

Grizzlies Adapt to a Changing Environment and Prosper!

bald eagle

Bald Eagles Soaring After Recovery

This Fourth of July marks one decade since the bald eagle glided off the endangered species list. Today, eagles soar in ever higher numbers and across all states, except Hawaii. …

Give Sage-grouse a Home on the Range — Not in a Cage

Sagebrush — that’s just the scrubby vegetation you have to drive through to get to the pretty pine trees and the mountains, right? Who cares what happens to it? Well, …

Which Endangered Species Are You?

We want to  recognize the great work that has been accomplished using the Endangered Species Act (ESA), enacted by Congress in December of 1973. To celebrate the passage of this key piece …

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