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Victory for Bighorn Sheep

3/3/2011 // By NWF

National Wildlife Federation’s continuing efforts to protect bighorn sheep have scored a major victory. Read more >

Add Wildlife To Your Holiday Wish List

11/29/2010 // By Tony Caligiuri

As the weather turns cold and you begin to ponder your Christmas wish list, don’t forget to add something to help out wildlife. While Santa may have a few more weeks to pull together his list, the U.S. Congress has […] Read more >

Echo Lake in Colorado

Public Lands, Water and Wildlife Package Will Help Protect America’s Natural Resources

11/15/2010 // By NWF

From the mountain lions in the Organ Mountains of New Mexico, to lake sturgeon in the Great Lakes, to the barred owl of the Alabama Black Belt Heritage Area–a package of public lands, water and wildlife bills currently up for […] Read more >

Let’s Move! Tackling Childhood Obesity With the Great Outdoors

5/14/2010 // By Amanda Cooke

First Lady Michelle Obama this week released an action plan called Solving the Problem of Childhood Obesity Within a Generation. The new report provides a national road map of solutions to tackle this health issue.
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Congress Gives Interior Programs a Treat

10/30/2009 // By Aislinn Maestas

Yesterday, Congress handed out a giant treat to agencies charged with protecting and managing our nation’s wildlife and natural resources. The House and Senate have approved a $32.2 billion Interior and Environment Appropriations bill — a $4.7 billion increase over […] Read more >

Report: Climate Change Is Greatest Threat Ever To U.S. National Parks

10/3/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

In a recently released report, our colleagues at the Natural Resources Defense Council have identified how great a threat global warming poses to U.S. national parks. U.S. Today Science Fair reports: The report – National Parks in Peril: The Threats of Climate […] Read more >

Room to Roam: Protecting Public Lands Near and Far

10/2/2009 // By Kolleen Kawa

Last weekend, thousands of volunteers from coast to coast took part in National Public Lands Day. Four signature sites of this year’s celebration were the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC; Golden Gate National Recreation Area in San Francisco, California; Angeles […] Read more >

Your National Parks

9/29/2009 // By Julia Marden

Ken Burns’ 12-hour series on National Parks is turning a lot of attention towards America’s treasured wilderness and natural wonders. From Mount Rainier to the Everglades, our national parks exist because of our past commitment to conservation. Now we’re being […] Read more >

This Labor Day Weekend, “Snap” Your Public Lands

9/3/2009 // By Kolleen Kawa

Labor Day weekend might mean the end of summer days, but it’s still a great excuse to spend some quality time outdoors. Even if you can only spare a few hours this weekend, consider getting together with your friends or family to take a […] Read more >

Happy Anniversary!

9/3/2009 // By Aislinn Maestas

Today marks the 45th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, a landmark conservation law that helps ensure America’s pristine public lands are protected and managed to preserve their natural conditions. Thanks to the Wilderness Act, many of America’s greatest landscapes have […] Read more >