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Weekly News Roundup – November 4, 2011

11/4/2011 // By Aislinn Maestas

I was out last Friday hiking with my coworkers, so this week we have a double edition of the National Wildlife Federation news roundup: Healthy Kids Outdoors Act Supports Strategies to Connect Kids with Nature November 3 – Rep. Ron […] Read more >

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Update: House of Representatives approves bill allowing more invasive species in Great Lakes

11/3/2011 // By Jeff Alexander

The U.S. House of Representatives on Nov. 4 approved legislation that would leave the Great Lakes and other U.S. waters vulnerable to invasive species that live in ocean freighters’ ballast water tanks. The House approved H.R. 2838, the Coast Guard […] Read more >

Pew! – An unwanted, stinky, hungry guest

10/21/2011 // By Bryn Fluharty

The holidays are just around the corner and just like the unwanted holiday guest who eats all the food in the fridge and smells up the house the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug(BMSB)  has arrived. The BMSB is an invasive species […] Read more >

Weekly News Roundup – October 7, 2011

10/7/2011 // By Marine Jaouen

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: Mass Opposition to Keystone XL in DC Today October 7 – It was a festive atmosphere outside the Ronald […] Read more >

Weekly News Roundup – September 9, 2011

9/9/2011 // By Aislinn Maestas

Our offices were closed last Friday, so this week we have a double edition of the National Wildlife Federation news roundup: Congress Moves Flood Insurance Reform Forward as Americans Face Effects of Hurricane Season September 8 – The Senate Committee on […] Read more >

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If You Don’t Eat Your Veggies Stink Bugs Will

7/25/2011 // By Mekell Mikell

  Unlike scores of children around the globe, brown marmorated stink bugs don’t mind eating their veggies or yours. The invasive species is rather fond of broccoli and asparagus, some of the worst dinner time offenders. They also like soybeans, […] Read more >

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Asian Carp: Not Grandma’s Type of Fish

7/21/2011 // By Simone Lightfoot

Early memories of fishing with our grandma included regular warnings to never eat the carp! As a child, the actively agile carp was a tough fish to get into the boat once it was hooked.  Successful bouts at pulling them […] Read more >

Video — Great Lakes and Invasives and Oil, Oh My!

7/7/2011 // By Neil Kagan

Two of the greatest threats to the greatest of lakes – invasive species and submerged oil pipelines – were the subject of a Detroit public television legal affairs program on which I recently appeared.  Among other things, Michigan Law School […] Read more >

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Scientist Confirm Asian Carp Are Major Threat to the Great Lakes

6/30/2011 // By Marc Smith

Today, leading Great Lakes scientists announced a new report that examines the extent of the Asian carp threat in the Great Lakes. Asian carp are a huge threat to the Great Lakes and this report shows just how critical we must […] Read more >

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Motion maps track spread of Asian carp and invasive mussels

6/30/2011 // By Trilby Becker

Motion maps of Asian carp and invasive mussels’ spread  across the U.S created by NWF and the U.S. Geological Survey dramatize as never before their meteoric invasion.  Watch Asian carp spread across the country.  Then, see how invasive mussels traveled to California. In less […] Read more >