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An Endangered Ecosystem

5/23/2011 // By Ashley Quackenbush

Picture yourself taking a beautiful spring hike. As you walk, you notice a clearing and decide to sit down under a small opening of trees, looking out over wildflowers, grasses, and rich pools of standing water. You take in a […] Read more >

Weekly News Roundup – May 20, 2011

5/20/2011 // By Aislinn Maestas

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 – We do not always know the value of something […] Read more >

Celebrating National Endangered Species Day in Your Own Backyard

5/19/2011 // By Austin Kane

National Endangered Species Day is Friday, May 20th.  The day probably makes most people immediately think of pandas, polar bears, and gorillas or other charismatic mega fauna.  And, of course, we must work tirelessly to protect these species.  I was […] Read more >

Keeping common species common- preventing wildlife from becoming endangered

5/19/2011 // By Helen Chmura

   What do California’s Western Burrowing Owl, Montana’s Trumpeter Swan, and Florida’s River Otter have in common?   They’re all being conserved thanks to the State and Tribal Wildlife Grants Program!  It may be Endangered Species Day- a day to celebrate […] Read more >

Celebrating Wildlife Success Stories on Endangered Species Day

5/19/2011 // By Robyn Carmichael

This Friday, May 20th is Endangered Species Day — a day to both celebrate the successes of wildlife whose populations have been restored, and to learn more about the importance of saving those species still in danger.  Given the increasing […] Read more >

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National Endangered Species Day: Lest We Forget

5/17/2011 // By Roger Di Silvestro

Probably the most astonishing wildlife spectacle that ever occurred in American history was the migration of the passenger pigeon, a bird that resembled a larger, more colorful mourning dove, with a bluish back and a rosy breast. Now largely forgotten, […] Read more >