invasive species

New Resolution on Asian Carp

The fight to stop Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes is heating up and gaining support! National Wildlife Federation leaders from the Great Lakes region and across the country …

NWF Takes a Closer, Creepy Look at “Climate Invaders!”

The National Wildlife Federation has released our latest report: They Came From Climate Change! This report highlights the species that will end up benefiting from climate change. However, these are …

Asian Carp: History Offers an Important Lesson

American philosopher George Santayana once made a chilling comment about those who forget the lessons of history, saying: “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” Santayana’s …

Momentous Battle to Save the Great Lakes is On

A momentous battle to save the Great Lakes from one of the worst invasive species imaginable is being waged in an artificial canal south of Chicago. Watch Andy Buchsbaum, director …

Our Chance to Shut the Door on Aquatic Invasive Species

Ocean freighters that discharge ballast water from ports around the globe into the Great Lakes have infected America’s freshwater seas with a plague of foreign species. Invasive species introduced into …

Invasive Species Like Starlings Cost U.S. Billions – Fox News Interview

Starlings and other invasive exotic species can be more than just an annoyance.  They out-compete native wildlife, cause significant agricultural damage, threaten public safety and ultimately have an enormous economic …

The Everglades’ New Python Problem: What Are The Facts?

In just the past five years, the Florida Everglades have become full of thousands of pythons. This development, in concert with the recent death of a small child by an escaped …

Baby Raccoons In NWF’s Backyard

This morning at NWF’s headquarters in Virginia, a raccoon mom and her two babies were spotted in the enormous dead standing tree (called a snag) on the edge of the …

Help Protect Wildlife Threatened by Alien Invasion

For centuries, America’s wildlife and wild places have been under threat from the ongoing introduction of non-native plant and animal species into our country’s ecosystems. As one example, back in …

Leap Year Frog Blog! Frog Facts, Martha Stewart and More

NWF naturalist Dave Mizejewski made a special “Leap Day” appearance on The Martha Stewart Show this morning, bringing along a few camera-hoppy amphibians, including green frogs, American toads, a pickerel …

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