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The unique tufa towers at Mono Lake in California.

Weekly News Roundup- October 11, 2013

What’s happening at National Wildlife Federation this week? Everyone is affected by the shutdown. Read these blogs to find out how the shutdown can affect you and your community. Environmental …

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For Public Lands, the Shutdown is About more than National Parks

Closing the National Parks, museums and monuments to the recreating public and closing National Wildlife Refuges to hunters during the fall hunting season has gotten the public’s attention and resulted …

Willow Lake Park in Arizona operated by the City of Prescott.

7 Gorgeous Alternatives to National Parks

Update: Nature Find is still a great tool to find national, state, city parks and other sites to connect with nature. This past Sunday I decided to go hiking with …

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The Government Shutdown Puts D.C.’s Environmental Education on Hold

When I moved to D.C. two weeks ago, I brought with me a pretty large to-do list. Unfortunately, almost as soon as I got here, that was all put on …

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The Government Shutdown and the Great Outdoors

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It’s Shutdown Season: As hunting seasons open across the country,…

An Atlantic puffin in the Petit Manan National Wildlife Refuge in Maine.  All 561 National Wildlife Refuges will be closed during the shutdown.

What the Government Shutdown Means for Wildlife

Government Shutdown: Coming to a Farm Near You

With the potential government shutdown looming closer and closer, many people far outside of DC are wondering what the government shutdown will mean for their daily lives.  While farmers may …

Polluters Insist on More Mountaintop Mining Pollution in Exchange for Budget Deal

Outrageous. Instead of getting serious about settling the budget crisis before a government shutdown, comfortable politicians are sitting in Washington, DC and threatening to undermine all the work being done …

Coal-fired power plant on Potomac River in Alexandria, VA (by NWF's Miles Grant)

Government Shutdown = Polluter Holiday?

As the budget battle continues, little attention is being paid to what a federal government shutdown might mean for safety of our air, water and land if government employees are forced home.

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