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The golden eagle is one of the species threatened by coal mining in the west. Photo donated by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Doug Pfeil.

The Carbon Impact of Coal Exports

4/9/2014 // By Mollie Simon

This week, NWF released an issue brief entitled “Accounting for Carbon Pollution from Coal Mining on Federal Lands” which looks at the overall carbon impact of the coal being leased and exported from public lands. In primarily western states like […] Read more >

We should keep these guys around, if only to avoid having to pick a new national bird.

Teaming With Wildlife Fights for Wildlife Conservation Funding

3/15/2013 // By Ryan Kingston

Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to be part of an eloquently chaotic event known as a fly-in, compounded by the ‘snowquester,’ an unfortunate combination of a major snowstorm false alarm and the Federal Budget crisis. NWF regularly hosts […] Read more >

Karen Dante (NWF), Angela Rossman (Idaho Wildlife Federation Board of Directors), Naomi Edelson (NWF) with Senator Crapo [Photo: Stegner]

Wildlife Is the Soul of Our Country

11/9/2011 // By Karen Dante

Americans love wildlife and we want to make sure that our grandchildren and the generations to come can enjoy it, too. Not only is it part of our treasured natural heritage, wildlife also brings jobs to local communities and provide […] Read more >