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Weekly News Roundup – February 15, 2013

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: NWF hails reintroduction of legislation conserving Colorado’s San Juan …

NWF Urges Justices to Maintain Florida Wetlands Protections

This week the U.S. Supreme Court hears another case challenging protections for wetlands: Koontz v. Saint John’s River Water Management District. This challenge, brought by the Pacific Legal Foundation and …

Outdoors-women Tells U.S. Senate to Fight Smokestack Pollution

As a life-long outdoors-woman and outreach consultant for NWF, I was thrilled to be invited to testify before the U.S. Senate Committee of Environment and Public Works sub-committee on Clean …

Rabbit by Sarah Rose

Easter, Eggs and Your Backyard

As far as I know, no rabbit has ever left an egg in my backyard during Easter. But birds have, and with spring arriving earlier than usual this year, some of our feathered friends have been busy for days ahead of their normal schedules, building nests on my property. (photo by Sarah Rose)

What National Wildlife Week Means To Me

The endangered gray wolf was the poster child of the 1974 National Wildlife Week, whose theme was “We Care About Endangered Wildlife.” It’s also the reason that I came to …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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