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NWF’s Andy Buchsbaum Receives Honor from Michigan Environmental Council

6/24/2015 // By NWF

We are so pleased to share the news that Andy Buchsbaum, National Wildlife Federation’s Vice President of Conservation Action, is the recipient of the 2015 Helen & William Milliken Distinguished Service Award from the Michigan Environmental Council. He will receive …

Weekly News Roundup – June 7, 2013

6/7/2013 // By Mary Price

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: Ranger Rick’s Tree House App Takes Home the Gold June 7-National Wildlife Federation is pleased to announce that its Ranger …

Photo by Melinda Koslow, 2012

Great Lakers Learn about Climate-Smart Restoration Success

9/19/2012 // By Melinda Koslow

This past week more than 600 representatives from around the Great Lakes joined at the Healing Our Waters – Great Lakes Coalition Restoration Conference as part of the larger Great Lakes Week in Cleveland, Ohio. My colleagues Doug Inkley, Celia Haven …

Did you know that whooping cranes mate for life? (Photo credit: Steve Szabo)

Take Action to Preserve Wildlife in the Great Lakes

12/15/2011 // By Marisa Tricas

For people living in the Great Lakes area, the whooping crane is an iconic species. In the mid-1880s, 1,400 cranes would migrate between Canada and the upper Midwest down to the Texas Gulf Coast and across the Southeastern U.S. each year. …

Weekly News Roundup – October 14, 2011

10/14/2011 // By Aislinn Maestas

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: NWF applauds Udall for bill protecting San Juans October 12 – A bill by Colorado Sen. Mark Udall that …

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Jump-starting Restoration: Healing Our Waters – Great Lakes Coalition Announces Grants to Help Great Lakes

8/22/2011 // By Celia Haven

Growing up swimming in the clear, cool water of Lake Superior I was blissfully unaware that the Great Lakes were under attack. I had a pretty good grasp of environmental issues  in my hometown – I knew why we didn’t …

Weekly News Roundup – July 22, 2011

7/22/2011 // By Aislinn Maestas

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s National Wildlife Federation news: Keystone XL Meetings Should Focus on Toxics Disclosure, NWF Says July 22 – The State Department has …

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Great Lakes restoration is producing huge dividends

5/16/2011 // By Jeff Alexander

A Great Lakes restoration project in Muskegon, Mi., is producing the kind of financial returns that would make stockbrokers envious. The $10 million shoreline restoration project on Muskegon Lake will generate more than $66 million in economic benefits, according to …

Great Woes for the Great Lakes

1/27/2008 // By Kristin Johnson

Check out Kari Lyderson’s article in today’s Washington Post for a look at how decreased ice cover on the Great Lakes is impacting the shipping industry, outdoor recreation opportunities and wildlife and habitat. Great Lakes’ Lower Water Levels Propel a …

Moratorium on Ocean Going Ships in the Great Lakes

5/24/2007 // By Josh Nelson

The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition today is calling for a moratorium of ocean-going ships in the Great Lakes until Congress stops the introduction of aquatic invasive species. “Our call for a moratorium stems from the fact that the Great …

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