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An Orca breaches near Washington State's San Juan Islands (photo: TheGirlsNY/flickr.com)

Protect the Northwest’s Endangered Orcas from Dirty Coal

1/27/2012 // By Peter LaFontaine

Coal exports threaten the health of people and wildlife in the Pacific Northwest. Speak up now to protect Orcas and other endangered species. Read more >

Building Bridges: Can Eco-Schools Help Build a Stronger Sustainability Bridge Between Portland and Hong Kong?

1/20/2012 // By Laura Hickey

This week  I had the pleasure of attending a meeting hosted by the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Assistant Administrator and Chief Information Officer, Malcolm Jackson, for Portland, Oregon, Mayor Sam Adams and Commissioner Donald C.K. Tong, of the Hong […] Read more >

Exploring Nature’s Bounty on the Oregon Coast

12/15/2011 // By NWF

Haley Harguth is an intern at the NWF Pacific Regional Center in Seattle. She joined the team in 2010 and assists our regional environmental policy projects. A native of the Pacific Northwest, she tries to get her regular fix of […] Read more >

Irony: Record Daily Steelhead Counts At Bonneville Dam Due To Heat Wave

8/16/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

The old daily record at the giant Dam on the Columbia River near Portland, Oregon was around, 14,000 steelhead trout.  So what is the new peak of 34,000 fish in a single day all about?  It seems that the fish […] Read more >

Time for a Salmon Plan That Works

8/3/2009 // By Robyn Carmichael

The salmon and steelhead that return to the Columbia and Snake Rivers are like no other fish in the world.  They migrate nearly 1,000 miles, connecting coastal and river communities from California to Alaska and inland to Oregon, Idaho and […] Read more >

Prison Inmates Raise Endangered Frogs With Greater Success Than Experts!

7/8/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

Two prison inmates in Washington State have discovered they have an extraordinary knack for endangered species TLC. Jennifer Sullivan from the Seattle Times reports: Since spring, Greer and fellow inmate Albert Delp have spent the bulk of their days inside […] Read more >

Finally! A Victory for Public Lands!

1/23/2009 // By Lisa Eadens

We’ve waited a long time for a significant victory for our public lands… Over the last five years, it’s been one thing after another threatening to take the character and beauty from our public lands. From fossil fuel development occurring […] Read more >

Disastrous Drop in California Salmon

3/26/2008 // By Miles Grant

Disturbing news from the California coast: Federal fisheries managers on Friday took the initial step toward imposing what could be the strictest limits ever on West Coast salmon fishing amid a precipitous drop in fish returning to California’s Sacramento Valley. […] Read more >

Wildlife and Weather – December 21st

12/21/2007 // By David Mizejewski

Wildlife and Weather is a resource interpreting the impact of weather conditions on wildlife. Christmas Bird Count National Wildlife Federation supports citizen science, and one of the oldest such efforts is the Christmas Bird Count sponsored by our friends at […] Read more >

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