Farm Bill

Anything is Possible for Those Who Try

Before I worked for National Wildlife Federation, I was an analytical chemist at a private laboratory. Every day  I was presented with a new challenge. Often, I had to find …

Weekly News Roundup – June 21, 2012

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: Sustainable Food Focus Added to Eco-Schools USA Program June …

and be able to ignore 16 conservation and environmental laws which are essential in keeping habitat for animals within the 100-miles zones like bald eagles and brown bears safe.

Speak up to Protect Wildlife from Capitol Hill’s Top 4 Environmental Attacks this Week

Extra extra! Detroit River Catches on Fire… Thousands Extinct in the Everglades… No Public Access Allowed on Lake Champlain… Bogus headlines? For the moment yes but these hypothetical events move …

Support Energy Programs in the 2012 Farm Bill

Today, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) and several cosponsors introduced a bill in the House that would provide considerable support for renewable energy in the 2012 Farm Bill. The Rural Energy …

Weekly News Roundup – June 15, 2012

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: Groups Call on Senate Leaders to Support “Conservation Compliance” …

Farm Bill Loophole Threatens America’s Waters and Wildlife

In a year when people are busy following election news, the happenings on Capitol Hill have taken a backseat to Presidential campaign politics. This means legislation that would typically take …

Black-footed ferret. Photo by Ryan Hagerty for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

How many grassland animals do you know?

  |   May 4, 2012

Last week the 2012 Farm Bill began its long journey through Congress in the Senate Agriculture Committee, where it passed 16-5. While we think it is a good starting place, …

Weekly News Roundup – April 27, 2012

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: Senate Agriculture Committee Improves Farm Bill, but More Work …

Western_Meadowlark Wikimedia Commons

Tweet to Help Protect Meadowlarks’ Grassland Habitats

The flute-like melody of the Western Meadowlark is a familiar and iconic sound across the grasslands of the American West and Midwest. These vibrantly-colored songbirds build their nests and forage …

Two Greater Prairie Chickens dance on a lek on Gracie Creek Ranch, Nebraska. Photo by Aaron Price

Be My Wingman – Dance of the Greater Prairie Chicken

“The sound is just a long drawn out ‘boom’; you can just tell it’s a very old song that’s been going on for thousands of years. Kind of like an …

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