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Weekly News Roundup: It’s Endangered Species Day!

5/15/2015 // By Linda Argueta

Happy Endangered Species Day! Today is dedicated to spreading awareness on the need and importance of protecting our endangered species. For those of you on Twitter, join us in tweeting for wildlife! Yesterday, the National Wildlife Federation honored key environmental …

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Teaching Sustainable Practices: NWF Honors the NYC iSchool

5/12/2015 // By Abby Barber

Connecting kids with nature helps to further their personal and educational development. Studies have shown that exposure to environment-based education significantly increases student performance on tests of critical thinking skills, and spending time outside helps raise kids’ Vitamin D levels, …

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A Voice for Restoring Wildlife: NWF Honors Jim Posewitz

5/11/2015 // By Abby Barber

Thanks in part to National Wildlife Federation’s mission to restore bison to the American West, bison are making a comeback. With conservationists like Jim Posewitz, who work every day for wildlife, bison restoration efforts continue to bring bison back to …

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Enhancing the Farm Bill: NWF Honors Senator Debbie Stabenow and Congressman Jeff Fortenberry

5/5/2015 // By Abby Barber

Over half of the land in the lower 48 states is actively managed for farming, ranching, and tree production. Sustainable management of these “working lands” is critical to conserving wildlife and protecting water quality. At the 2015 National Conservation Achievement …

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Conserving Our Forests: NWF Honors the Forest Stewardship Council

4/27/2015 // By Abby Barber

Have you ever seen this symbol on food, paper, plant, or cosmetic wrappers? Ever wondered what it meant? It is the symbol for the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), an international, independent nonprofit organization that promotes environmentally sound, socially beneficial, and …

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Building Better Spaces: NWF Honors William McDonough

4/22/2015 // By Abby Barber

During the 2015 National Conservation Achievement Awards Gala on May 14, National Wildlife Federation’s J.N. Ding Darling Conservation Award recipient will be William McDonough, a renowned architect, designer, and leader in sustainable development. McDonough will honor us by speaking at …

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Q & A With Singer-Songwriter Kate Taylor

5/2/2013 // By Danielle Brigida

Kate Taylor, who has been making music since her teenage years, will perform an acoustic set at NWF’s Conservation Achievement Awards ceremony, being held in Washington D.C. later this week. Taylor has always held an affinity with nature, and National …

Weekly News Roundup – May 18, 2012

5/18/2012 // 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 Honors Jack Johnson, Governor and Mrs. Martin O’Malley, and Nickelodeon May 18 – The National Wildlife Federation celebrated …

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