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Wildlife watching. Photo by Judith Kohler/ NWF

A Win For Outdoor Recreation Marks a Win for Wildlife!

Doesn’t sound exciting? Wondering how that helps our land, water, air, and wildlife? Just bear with me. Much of outdoor recreation takes place on our public lands, which are also …

Bill Dvorak, in the green shirt to the left, took Sen. Mark Udall, front right, on a river trip through Browns Canyon over the Fourth of July holiday. Photo by Luke Dvorak

Coloradans Want Browns Canyon to be the Next National Monument

For Bill Dvorak, permanent protection for southern Colorado’s Browns Canyon has been a long time coming. Dvorak is the National Wildlife Federation’s public lands organizer in Colorado He’s also one of …

Gifford Photographic Collection (Courtesy of Oregon State University Archives)

Give Kids a Break: Academy of Pediatrics Recognizes Value of Recess

The new policy statement by the American Academy of Pediatrics about the importance of recess time brought back some vivid memories of my days on the playground. At the risk of …

Outdoor Fun Under the Sun at the White House

I just got back from an amazing event on the South Lawn of the White House.  It was a beautiful, sunny afternoon and 50 youth from the Thurgood Marshall Academy Public …

Add Wildlife To Your Holiday Wish List

Congress Gives Interior Programs a Treat

Room to Roam: Protecting Public Lands Near and Far

President Obama Points Out The Role of Hunters and Anglers in America’s Conservation History

To acknowledge National Hunting and Fishing Day this weekend, President Obama has released a special White House proclamation that reflects the many decades that hunters and anglers in the U.S. …

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