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Amadou Diop, Souther Forest Restoration Manager

Upcoming Forestry Events in the Southeast

2/2/2011 // By Christy Leckburg

The National Wildlife Federation, Fort Valley State University Cooperative Extension Program and the Landowners Initiative for Forestry Education (LIFE ) have partnered to host a landowners’ workshop titled, “Managing Your Land for Profit”. This event, which will target small, minority …

Upcoming Forestry Events in the Southeast

11/4/2010 // By Christy Leckburg

The National Wildlife Federation, Fort Valley State University Cooperative Extension Program, and the Landowners Initiative for Forestry Education (LIFE) have partnered to host a landowners’ workshop titled “Managing Your Land for Profit.” This event that will be targeting small, minority …

New NWF Program: Erthnxt: Trees for the 21st Century

12/31/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

The National Wildlife Federation and the national tree-planting and youth education organization, Erthnxt, have combined forces to further environmental literacy, youth volunteerism, habitat restoration, and reversing global warming.  Our joint aim is to provide opportunities for scouting and youth groups across …

Restoring the Longleaf Pine: Preparing the Southeast for Global Warming

12/17/2009 // By Global Warming Staff

A good-news global warming story about a pine tree with a storied past promises that a back-to-the-future approach will provide economic opportunities and help prepare the southeastern U.S. for a changing climate. Restoring longleaf pine ecosystems across the Southeast will …

COP15 Update: The Answer is in the Forest

12/16/2009 // By Miles Grant

With deforestation responsible for roughly 15 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions, we have an opportunity to bridge a significant gap between what science tells us is necessary to avoid catastrophic climate change and the amount of reductions nations like the U.S. are willing to put on the table.

NWF to Release Longleaf Pine Report

12/10/2009 // By Global Warming Staff

National Wildlife Federation will hold a teleconference Thursday to mark the release of a new report detailing how the restoration of Longleaf pines in the Southeast may hold the key to global warming mitigation and economic revitalization in the region. …

Greetings from Copenhagen!

12/10/2009 // By Carly Queen

Goddag!  ( = Danish for "Good Day!") I am sooooo excited and humbled to be writing from Copenhagen, Denmark, where I have the honor of serving as a Youth Delegate from Atlanta, Georgia at the United Nations Climate Change Conference!  …

More Frequent Wildfires Worldwide Point To Need To Address Global Warming

9/1/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

Wildfires are much in the news this week.  Studies show they are more frequent, larger and they are burning hotter. This is largely bad news for wildlife. But, when you include Greece, Australia and other places in the world, fires are in …

Help Protect Wildlife Threatened by Alien Invasion

4/20/2009 // By Shreema Mehta

For centuries, America’s wildlife and wild places have been under threat from the ongoing introduction of non-native plant and animal species into our country’s ecosystems. As one example, back in 1869 the European Gypsy Moth was brought into the US. …

A Second Chance for Millions of Acres of Public Lands

3/17/2009 // By Shreema Mehta

Last week, I visited Piney Point Park in Maryland. It was cold and a little rainy, but it was also truly memorable to see bald cypress trees whose roots grew above ground and tiny little Carolina chickadees. Wilderness areas like …

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