Everglades

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Don’t Leave Florida’s Springs Out to Dry

Once upon a time, in a swampy, far away land, there were crystal clear natural springs that mesmerized visitors traveling to Florida from miles and miles away. Before the wonderful …

Sandhill Crane. Photo: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Shortsighted Senate Water Bill Will Damage Rivers and Wildlife, Fleece Taxpayers

Today, the Senate voted 83-14 to pass the Water Resources Development Act of 2013, S.601. Larry Schweiger, president and CEO of the National Wildlife Federation, said in response: This shortsighted …

Florida Panther (Photo: Rodney Cammauf/National Park Service)

Five Ways the Water Resources Development Act Harms Wildlife

We all know that water resources projects have a huge impact on wildlife and habitats.  And when they go wrong, they go really wrong: as the Army Corps drained the …

Great blue heron, Everglades

Photo of the Day: Everglades

Photo by Larry Kay See more of Larry Kay’s photos on Flickr >> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be the next Photo …

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How the Clean Water Act Protects the River of Grass

“The miracle of light pours over the green and brown expanse of saw grass and of water, shining and slow-moving below, the grass and water that is the meaning and …

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Weekly News Roundup – August 30, 2012

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: NWF Report Says Climate Change Ruined Summer in the …

Eastern Hercules Beetle

Awesome Wildlife Record Breakers

Here are some of the many extraordinary facts about wildlife, as a reminder of how deep and rich the natural world really is. Extra-Large Wildlife Blue whales reach lengths of …

Weekly News Roundup – July 15, 2011

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s National Wildlife Federation news: Legislating in the Dark: Latest House Vote …

Lake Erie

Still Waters Run Deep, Budget Cuts Run Deeper

Still waters run deep, but congressional budget cuts run even deeper. The continuing resolution put forward by the majority in the House of Representatives will gut regional programs designed to …

Photo by Holly Ambrose

Family Camping in January? It Can Be Done — in FLORIDA!

With 2 kids in tow (ages 4 and 17 months), Be Out There mom Holly Ambrose headed for a New Year’s camping adventure just an hour from her home — in Everglades National Park.

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