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The Current Battle For Lake Erie

4/26/2012 // By Marc Smith

The Battle of Lake Erie was a pivotal naval engagement between British and American forces during the War of 1812.  The American victory paved the way for control of the Great Lakes and an eventual defeat of the British forces […] Read more >

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Asian Carp Invade Land of 10,000 Lakes

12/14/2011 // By Marc Smith

Minnesota is heralded as The Land of 10,000 Lakes.  This is no exaggeration; there are 11,842 Minnesota lakes over 10 acres in size.  Not to mention the vast, deep and cold Lake Superior.  Those waters, together with forests, parks, and […] Read more >

Add Wildlife To Your Holiday Wish List

11/29/2010 // By Tony Caligiuri

As the weather turns cold and you begin to ponder your Christmas wish list, don’t forget to add something to help out wildlife. While Santa may have a few more weeks to pull together his list, the U.S. Congress has […] Read more >

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Public Lands, Water and Wildlife Package Will Help Protect America’s Natural Resources

11/15/2010 // By NWF

From the mountain lions in the Organ Mountains of New Mexico, to lake sturgeon in the Great Lakes, to the barred owl of the Alabama Black Belt Heritage Area–a package of public lands, water and wildlife bills currently up for […] Read more >

Help Save our Nation’s Great Waters

7/26/2010 // By NWF

On June 30, Senators on the Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee approved a series of restoration bills that will help many of America’s Great Waters, including the Puget Sound, the Great Lakes, the Chesapeake Bay, the Columbia River, the […] Read more >

America Loses 80,000 Acres of Wetlands Annually: Will 2010 be any different?

1/8/2010 // By Jan Goldman-Carter

America loses approximately 80,000 acres of wetlands annually; 125 square miles every year. Want to do something about it? Be one of 80,000 people to sign a petition to President Obama, urging the Administration to restore protections for the nation’s […] Read more >

Launching America’s Great Waters Coalition

12/9/2009 // By Max Greenberg

The National Wildlife Federation joined more than 30 other organizations and nine — count ‘em, nine — members of Congress from across the country yesterday to launch America’s Great Waters Coalition, representing 9 large U.S. water ecosystems–the Gulf of Maine, […] Read more >

Bays and Lakes: We Can Help Our Kids Develop A Sense of Place

11/22/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

Last week the House Natural Resources Committee voted 22 to 13 to send an important new piece of legislation to the House floor.  It received strong support from the National Wildlife Federation, The Campaign for Environmental Literacy, the Chesapeake Bay […] Read more >

Help Whet Kids’ Appetite for Watershed Conservation

11/3/2009 // By Kolleen Kawa

When students in my suburban hometown entered seventh grade, we took a trip to explore the ecosystem of the Fox River — the tributary that divided our town in half. Children that grew up in the area knew how the […] Read more >

Congress Gives Interior Programs a Treat

10/30/2009 // By Aislinn Maestas

Yesterday, Congress handed out a giant treat to agencies charged with protecting and managing our nation’s wildlife and natural resources. The House and Senate have approved a $32.2 billion Interior and Environment Appropriations bill — a $4.7 billion increase over […] Read more >

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