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Browns Canyon. Photo by Bureau of Land Management

Congressional Inaction Fuels Frustration in the West

2/12/2016 // By Tom France

Thankfully, the armed standoff at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge is over. But make no mistake, the larger debate over the control and management of America’s public lands rages on. Many flashpoints, hot rhetoric and deeply held positions divide the West. …

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The Wildlife Benefits of Acorns and Oaks

10/16/2013 // By Roger Di Silvestro

The time of year has come during which, when I’m reading in the evening in the silence of my home, I hear a sharp thwack! on the roof, followed by an increasingly quieter bump bump bump bump. Ah yes, the …

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What Will Happen to the Bears?

9/19/2013 // By Bentley Johnson

Any time I’m able to get out of DC and spend some time in the woods, I jump at the chance.  I especially like visiting national forests–they are found all over the country, have a huge variety of recreation options, …

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Photo of the Day: Enchanted Forest

6/21/2012 // By NWF

Grand Teton National Park Photo by Flickr member East Wind See more of East Wind’s photos on Flickr>> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be the next Photo of the Day! Share your …

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Photo of the Day: Frozen Forest

4/30/2012 // By Rachel Faulkner

Climate change is fueling more extreme wildfires in the West.  You can help us fight the effects of carbon emissions and help wildlife everywhere. This Photo of the Day was donated by a participant in the annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. …

Painted bunting by Flickr's Dan Pancamo

Protect Missouri’s Forests, Fish and Wildlife

1/30/2012 // By NWF

Have you ever heard the unique whistle of a northern bobwhite quail? Seen the brilliant blue, green and red plumage of a painted bunting? Or observed the American woodcock performing its unique aerial mating dance?

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Paper Chase: Report Claims Marketplace Driving Improved Sustainability

7/14/2011 // By Max Greenberg

When it comes to sustainability, paper and pulp companies haven’t always been at the head of the class. But according to a new report from the Environmental Paper Network, the industry is improving, partly spurred by changes in the marketplace. …

Make The Most Of Your Summer By Participating in One of Outdoor Nation’s Summer Summits!

5/26/2011 // By Cheli Cresswell

This summer, Outdoor Nation will host multiple 3-day regional youth summits and is looking for talented and passionate youth leaders from the millennial generation to take part as delegates. The summits will be held in New York City, Atlanta, Minneapolis, …

Weekly News Roundup – May 13, 2011

5/13/2011 // By Aislinn Maestas

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s National Wildlife Federation news: High Waters Offer Sediment-Laden Lessons Amidst Flooding Tragedy May 13, 2011 – As the rising waters of …

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Secretary Vilsack Announces $1,000,000 for Children’s Forests, Getting More Kids in the Woods

4/15/2011 // By Jenna Peters

As today’s technologically advanced and media driven society reaches all ages, more and more children are opting to jump behind a computer screen or television rather than jumping on a bike or in a soccer goal. The sweeping disconnect with …

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