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Sportsmen Talk Clean Air at Walden Pond

6/15/2011 // By Carol Oldham

“ the problem of preservation boils down to is this–ducks can’t vote, trees can’t vote, neither can salmon, flowers, mountains or rivers. It is incumbent upon us as sportsmen to take on this weighty responsibility to serve this as our greatest constituency”.
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Northeast Conservation Leadership: 39 Groups Oppose Dirty Tar Sands Project

6/9/2011 // By Curtis Fisher

Without conservation-minded Northeast residents and elected officials, this country would have never stopped the destruction of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, protected the old growth forests in the Pacific Northwest, or won countless other victories on behalf of nature and the […] Read more >

Wildlife Need Safe Crossings

A Moose Stole the Show: People and Wildlife Need Safe Wildlife Crossings

5/24/2011 // By Curtis Fisher

I can tell you “this just doesn’t happen”. Conservationists don’t organize a press conference to bring attention to a critical wildlife crossing and end up causing a traffic jam. Not even close… Read more >

NWF Program Coordinator, Chris Hilke, inspects fish canal at Red Brook-Century Bog complex, MA

Sea-Run Eastern Brook Trout Find Climate Champions at Red Brook

5/24/2011 // By Christopher Hilke

What does a successful on-the-ground climate adaptation initiative look like? Check out Red Brook, Massachusetts. NWF’s Northeast Regional Center is working with a broad coalition of partners to help sea run brook trout or “salters” at Massachusetts Red Brook-Century Bog […] Read more >

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Taking the “Gardening for Wildlife” Plunge Out West

5/12/2011 // By Sue Brown

After two years of having the best weed garden in my neighborhood, I have set out to reclaim our vegetable garden. Apparently previous residents in our home had not only had green thumbs, but green fingers and hands — as […] Read more >

How NWF is fighting for climate justice in tribal communities

4/22/2011 // By NWF

This guest blog post was written by Myra Wilensky, NWF’s Tribal Global Warming Outreach Manager. She is based in Boulder, CO. For more information on her work towards achieving climate justice for Native peoples, email her at wilensky@nwf.org. For Native […] Read more >

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Leadership for Nature

4/12/2011 // By Curtis Fisher

To solve today’s conservation challenges, we need great leaders. These leaders need to understand not only the severity and complexity of today’s problems, but more importantly they need to recognize how organizations and our culture have changed over the last […] Read more >

Lady Gaga

An Open Letter to Lady Gaga

3/14/2011 // By Curtis Fisher

Dear Lady Gaga: I, like my thirteen year old daughter, really dig your music. I have been thinking that your song “dirty, dirty, rich” was written to alert us Americans about the latest fossil fuel peddlers “crack” to feed America’s oil addiction. Read more >

Sportsmen Rally on Capitol Hill to Protect the West’s Hunting and Fishing Heritage

3/9/2011 // By Mekell Mikell

SFRED members on Capitol Hill Everyday hunters and anglers are reaching out to lawmakers on Capitol Hill. Sportsmen for Responsible Energy Development (SFRED) are speaking to their representatives in Congress to encourage the creation of laws and policies that respect […] Read more >

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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 >