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Painted bunting by Flickr's Dan Pancamo

Protect Missouri’s Forests, Fish and Wildlife

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?

Invasive Species Removal Inspires Action

Last Saturday, I spent the afternoon waist deep in thorn thickets sawing down growths of the invasive autumn olive shrubs. Manual labor was not in my plans when I signed …

Gardens certified by National Wildlife Federation as wildlife habitat

New Research Shows Certified Wildlife Habitats Help Animals Thrive

Steffenie Widows is a native of Orlando, Florida, where she received her B.A. in Environmental Studies from Rollins College. A few years ago, she moved to Madison,Wisconsin, to pursue a …

Perdido Key Beach Mouse

Dune Restoration to Help Shorebirds and Perdido Key Beach Mouse

National Wildlife Federation’s Eliza Russell just emailed from Florida’s Perdido Key, where tomorrow, she and a group of volunteers will be preparing the dunes for nesting season. This event is …

Photo taken by volunteer Walter Pickel

Springing Into Action! NWF Volunteers Take on Bald Point State Park

A dreary forecast of 50% chance of rain and thunderstorms did not scare away National Wildlife Federation’s committed volunteers this past weekend! As the clouds rolled in Saturday morning so …

Video: Helping to Save the Great Bear Rainforest

Check out this video: I am explaining to residence of Vancouver, British Columbia, that Enbridge has made promise that they are not going to keep. Read more about how Enbridge …

Pipeline Threatens First Nations in British Columbia

Helping our neighbors in the ‘Great White North’ keep tar sands pipelines from destroying another wilderness. Tribal First Nations across British Columbia are being asked to give up their land, …

Staghorn coral (center) on healthy patch reef

A Non-Hotspot Approach to Choosing Where to Help Wildlife

Maybe looking to your constituents on what resources they value most, rather than identifying biodiversity hotspots, is the way to choose conservation priorities.

National Wildlife Refuge Week: October 11

In 1903, President Theodore Roosevelt officially started the National Wildlife Refuge System when he protected Pelican Island Refuge in Florida. Some years later, In 1934, and after the ad hoc …

Progress on Protecting Polar Bears

Some good news for polar bears today. The Interior Department has sent a proposed habitat rule to the White House for review, bringing the threatened polar bear one step closer …

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