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Deepwater Wind finished construction of America's first offshore wind project last year - and protected wildlife every step of the way! Photo: Deepwater Wind

New York to Build Nation’s Second and Largest Offshore Wind Power Project

Today, the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) Board of Trustees voted to approve a contract for the South Fork Wind Farm, a 90 megawatt (MW) project that will produce enough …

Keep off dunes. Photo by Michael Bentley/flickr

Coastal Dunes: Building a Stronger Coastline

On your way to the beach, have you ever walked on a boardwalk that spans a dune? Maybe it was a blistering summer day and you burned your bare feet …

North Atlantic Right Whale. Photo by New England Aquarium, Collected under NMFS permit 14233

3 Reasons 2016 was America’s Best Year Ever for Offshore Wind Power

Without a doubt, 2016 will go down in history as a pivotal year in America’s energy story.  Right now, for the first time ever, the strong consistent winds far offshore …

Greenpoint Eco-Schools Sustainability Coaches

Great Year for Greenpoint Eco-Schools

As 2016 comes to a close, the teams of Brooklyn’s four Greenpoint Eco-Schools are celebrating a year of great progress! The dedicated team of Sustainability Coaches across PS 31, PS …

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It’s tough being a menhaden

North end of Plum island. Photo by Bill Sargent.

Restoring Native Dunes to Protect Communities and Wildlife

Photo from NWF

Students Are Growing a Wild NYC to Help Pollinators

The furry feline’s massive paws allow it to hunt atop snowpack like a cat on snowshoes. Photo by Keith Williams/Flickr Creative Commons.

Making Moves: Canada Lynx in Vermont

This year has brought exciting insight into the distribution of Canada lynx in the Green Mountain State.  Having predominantly only been observed in the northeastern-most portion of the state, biologists now have …

Red Knots in flight. Photo by Caudio Dias Timm/ Flickr

3 Birds in the Northeast That Need Our Help

The call to action is now clearer than ever, and a new sense of urgency is required. Working together, we must take bold steps to protect critical habitats and help …

NRCM works to protect wildlife like moose in the state. Photo by Connie Eiceman, National Wildlife Photo Contest

Affiliate of the Week: Natural Resources Council of Maine

In honor of our 80th Anniversary celebration throughout 2016, the National Wildlife Federation is recognizing each of our Affiliate Partners in a special “Affiliate of the Week” blog series that …

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