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Study Prompts Calls for Immediate Action on Asian Carp

Two U.S. senators are calling for immediate action to halt the spread of Asian carp in light of a new study that found the invasive fish could thrive in three …

Asian Carp Invade Land of 10,000 Lakes

Minnesota is heralded as The Land of 10,000 Lakes.  This is no exaggeration; there are 11,842 Minnesota lakes over 10 acres in size.  Not to mention the vast, deep and …

Asian carp/ Photo courtesy USFWS

Asian Carp an Issue in 2012 Federal Budget Debate

Asian carp, the menacing invasive fish that rocket out of the water and are on the verge of storming the Great Lakes, have apparently captured the attention of Congress. Finally. …

Hope for Coastal Louisiana: Reconnecting the Mississippi with its Delta

This post was written by Dr. Alisha Renfro, a coastal scientist with NWF working on the Mississippi River Delta restoration in coastal Louisiana. She has Ph.D. in Marine and Atmospheric …

Climate Capsule: Earth, Snow & Fire

This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: Comments on Keystone Quote: Representative Bob Inglis (R-SC) Economic Story of the Week: USDA Grants Help Farmers Face Climate Change Editorial of the …

Oh Carp! Flying Fish May Invade Great Lakes

A fish out of water is more than an expression along the Mississippi and Missouri river basins – it’s also a threat to people and wildlife. Asian carp are an …

Weekly News Roundup – June 3, 2011

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s National Wildlife Federation news: June is Great Outdoors Month! June 3, …

Weekly News Roundup – May 27, 2011

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s National Wildlife Federation news: Obama Takes Two Big Steps Towards Making …

Weekly News Roundup – May 20, 2011

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s National Wildlife Federation news: Celebrating Endangered Species Day May 20, 2011 …

Guest Post: It’s Still the Mighty River

This post was written by Amanda Moore, NWF’s Coastal Louisiana Organizer in New Orleans. I have to admit, I was terrified to visit the overflowing banks of the Mighty Mississippi …

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