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Eagle Cam is Back! Watch Iowa Bald Eagle Eggs Hatching Live

2/18/2012 // By Jenny Kordick

Did you join us last year as we watched two Iowa bald eagles care for newly hatched eagle chicks? Thanks to the Raptor Resource Center, the eagle cam we all came to love is back!  Join the National Wildlife Federation […] Read more >

Casino Beach, IA in August 2009 (Flickr's Laura Bernhardt)

Iowa Scientists Ask Candidates to Recognize Climate Reality

11/15/2011 // By Miles Grant

With the Iowa caucus now exactly seven weeks away, more than 30 Iowa scientists are asking political candidates to acknowledge the threats posed by ongoing climate change, particularly to Iowa’s farmers. “All major scientific societies and the US National Academy […] Read more >

Evacuations in Dakota Dunes, SD

Hitting Home: Floodwaters Force Relocations in Several States

6/7/2011 // By NWF

As major flooding events continue on the northern central Plains, my parents, other family members, and friends have been working non-stop the last few days to help evacuate people in neighboring towns now threatened by the rising river. Read more >

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Eagle Cam: Iowa Bald Eagle Eggs Hatching Live

4/1/2011 // By Jenny Kordick

This eagle cam is brought to you by the Raptor Resource Project, who set up this cam atop a tree at a fish hatchery in Decorah, Iowa. Update: March 27, 2012 – The first egg hatched this afternoon! (Get a […] Read more >

Efforts to Save the Rare Pallid Sturgeon

7/7/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

A large white and very ancient fish lives in the waters of the Missouri River basin but it is becoming more rare. The Constitution Tribune reports: Pallid sturgeon, which are distinctively almost snow white and Federally “endangered”, and lake sturgeon […] Read more >

Return of the Conservation Candidate

1/3/2008 // By Derek Brockbank

Iowans think long and hard about their candidates, and it seems the longer and harder you think, the more you begin to recognize the environment–and global warming in particular–is an issue the next president better be ready to address. Read more >

Midwest Greenhouse Gas Accord

12/5/2007 // By Josh Nelson

Nine Midwestern governors and the Premier of Manitoba yesterday signed an historic greenhouse gas accord. This has powerful implications not just for state and regional progress, but for global warming policy nationwide. In addition, it lays out a detailed road […] Read more >

Iowa, it’s been real!

7/29/2007 // By Christine Dorsey

Hey everyone. We made it! Our Team NWF rode from Rock Rapids to Bellevue, IA in 7 days – 477 official miles, but more like 500 when you count getting to campsites and a few detours. Saturday was our last […] Read more >

Hi from Lamont, IA!

7/27/2007 // By Christine Dorsey

Team NWF’s cycling team is moving through Lamont, IA this morning, on our way to Dyersville tonight, about 65 miles from last night’s campsite in Independence. We had quite a little storm move through, so a few of us were […] Read more >

Hey from Denver, IA!

7/26/2007 // By Christine Dorsey

We’re more than half way across Iowa! Yesterday was a tough day – it was in the mid-90s for much of the 70-mile ride. Don Hooper took a header when another biker fell in front of him. Don’s fine – […] Read more >

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