grasslands

Meadowlark

Protecting Migratory Birds Requires Focus on Habitat

This year, a team of educators and biologists came together and decided International Migratory Bird Day should focus on habitat restoration. Habitat loss and degradation are major threats to migratory …

Young Mule Deer

RESULTS: Which Wildlife Issues Top Your List

Earlier this month, to celebrate National Wildlife Federation Membership Month, we asked supporters like you to vote for your top three wildlife issues. Thousands of you responded, and we’re so …

Monarch Butterfly

Six Ways to Save Monarchs

Monarch butterflies are in trouble. Over the last few decades, populations of these iconic orange and black butterflies have declined by over 90 percent. The National Wildlife Federation is teaming …

Spinner dolphins

New Farm Bill Program Helps Habitat from Sea to Shining Sea

For your Fourth of July celebration, are you planning to get outdoors, and enjoy picnics, fireworks, and maybe some good music? Music was always a big part of the Fourth …

Male Sage Grouse, credit Rob Crow/Flickr

Victory! The New Farm Bill is a Major Win for…

A ruddy duck in Henry’s Lake, Idaho. Photo by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant John Gerlach.

5 Ways the New Farm Bill is Good for Wildlife

This Upland Sandpiper wants to know, why won't Congress put a national Sodsaver provision in the Farm Bill? Photo: Stephen Rossiter

Will Congress be Naughty or Nice to Grassland Wildlife?

Photo courtesy Tom Koerner, US Fish and Wildlife Service

Michael Forsberg’s Great Plains on PBS this Fall

When we think of wildlife shows on TV, we usually expect to see places like the African savannah, the Rocky Mountains, or the Arctic. We don’t expect to see Oklahoma, …

Photo courtesy USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service.

Thinking of the Future at America’s Grasslands Conference

Like a herd of cattle heading to a stock tank, leaders in grassland conservation from all over the country are convening today in Manhattan, KS for two days of reflecting …

Sunset over coastal grasses. Photo by Cas Galiszewski, National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant.

How Grasslands Affect Climate Change

Watching President Obama roll up his sleeves, mop his brow, and get serious about climate change, I was heartened to have read that one of the specifics will involve grasses. …

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