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Great News: Endangered Species Act Restored!

3/3/2009 // By Danielle Brigida

The Endangered Species Act was returned to its old form today, when President Obama directed federal agencies to once again consult with independent scientists at the Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to determine if […] Read more >

Important Vote this Week–Help Secure 2 Million Acres of Public Lands

2/9/2009 // By Julia Marden

The past month has been huge for our public lands! In early January, the U.S. Senate passed sweeping legislation to provide historic protections for millions of acres of America’s cherished public lands. Last week, new Secretary of the Interior, Ken […] Read more >

Ranger Rick Goes to Washington

2/6/2009 // By Julia Marden

Breaking News: A Washington Post article reports that raccoons have invaded White House grounds, and are causing the National Park Service no small amount of trouble. We at NWF would like to posit that perhaps the raccoon population is a little […] Read more >

Help is On the Way

2/3/2009 // By Julia Marden

Alright friends of wildlife, here’s the update: A green recovery package has passed the U.S. House of Representatives– with great provisions to create clean energy jobs while protecting wildlife and natural resources. Great work from the thousands of you that demanded the […] Read more >

Gore Tells Senate Committee We Need New Global Climate Treaty

1/28/2009 // By Miles Grant

And we’re live from Union Station in Washington, DC! I just came from Dirksen Senate Office Building, where I was one of about 75 people who didn’t get into today’s Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing featuring Al Gore. Fortunately, Catherine […] Read more >

Add Another Moderate to Climate Security Act?

5/10/2008 // By Miles Grant

Will Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) vote for the Lieberman-Warner Climate Security Act when it comes to the Senate floor? Sounds a lot more likely: The presumptive GOP nominee didn’t say for sure that he would vote for the bill, authored […] Read more >

The Real Enemies: Liberal Media, Pop Culture, Hollywood Elites

3/4/2008 // By Miles Grant

I went to a session at the Heartland Institute’s conference in New York City yesterday called “Climate Change Politics.” Guess what didn’t come up until the Q&A? Politics. So what did the panelists talk about? Those reliable conservative bogeymen, the […] Read more >

NWF’s Take on America’s Climate Security Act of 2007

11/2/2007 // By Josh Nelson

There has been some confusion lately over where the environmental community stands on America’s Climate Security Act of 2007. To clarify, here are two letters which should provide a better understanding of where the National Wildlife Federation stands. The first […] Read more >

Hey from Hampton, IA

7/24/2007 // By Christine Dorsey

Today was a busy day in Iowa. After leaving Eagle Grove, we rode east through more farm towns. In one town, I ran into a Clinton ’08 campaign booth. I stopped and spoke to one of Sen. Hillary Clinton’s Iowa […] Read more >

Senate Energy Bill: Done

6/22/2007 // By Alisha Fowler

Yesterday afternoon the Senate voted to end debate on the energy bill, and then after a couple more hours of debate (huh?), but no important votes, the Senate passed the energy bill shortly after midnight. In the end, we support […] Read more >