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Florida Panther (Photo: Rodney Cammauf/National Park Service)

Rays of Hope for Wildlife in 2014 Midterm Elections

11/6/2014 // By Miles Grant

The 2014 midterm elections brought progress for wildlife, from Florida’s panthers to Alaska’s wild salmon, despite some setbacks for friends of conservation. Much of the good news comes from state ballot measures. Given the chance to directly protect wildlife, Americans from the […] Read more >

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NWF’s Own Na’Taki Osborne Jelks Appointed to “21CSC” Federal Advisory Committee to Get Youth Outdoors

12/16/2011 // By Patrick Fitzgerald

Recently Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps (21CSC) Advisory Committee.  The 21CSC is an entity called for in President Obama’s America’s Great Outdoors Report. This was big news in its […] Read more >

(photo by Na'Taki Osborne Jelks)

Guest Post: Celebrating the 10th Annual Atlanta Earth Tomorrow Summer Institute

8/9/2011 // By NWF

This is a guest post from Dejia Freeman, a graduate of the National Wildlife Federation’s Atlanta Earth Tomorrow Program and current program assistant for Earth Tomorrow. The Southeast Regional Center of the National Wildlife Federation, community partners, graduates, and current […] Read more >

Photo by Jessica Rios

Inspiring New Strategies to “Get the Fun Outside”: Perspectives on the First-Ever Southeast Regional Outdoor Nation Summit

7/25/2011 // By Max Greenberg

This is a guest post from Dejia Freeman, a graduate of the National Wildlife Federation’s Atlanta Earth Tomorrow Program and current program assistant for Earth Tomorrow. Until a couple of weekends ago, I had never seen so many dedicated, multi-faceted, […] Read more >

Spanish moss cloaks a live oak tree— a familiar site in the lowcountry. (Photo Credit: Roxanne Turpen)

Conservative Climate Coalition Charts New Course: Conserve Our Climate & Values

6/14/2011 // By Katharine Pelzer

I’m a born-and-raised South Carolinian, and I’m proud of my personal conservation ethic. I’m not the only one — I know conservationists of all stripes who, like me, were inspired by childhood experiences playing in the pluff mud, crabbing for Atlantic Blue Crabs in […] Read more >

Atlanta’s Earth Tomorrow Teens Take their Voices to Georgia Lawmakers

4/20/2011 // By Na'Taki Osborne Jelks

In early April, over 50 Earth Tomorrow leaders from the Atlanta City and DeKalb County Schools converged on the Georgia State Capitol for the 6th Earth Tomorrow Day at the State Capitol and Georgia Legislative Field Study. While at the […] Read more >

African-American Landowners in the Southeast Grow Networks and Longleaf Pines!

4/14/2011 // By Amadou Diop

On Saturday March 26, 2011, NWF hosted a landowners’ workshop and field day in southwest Georgia.  “Field days” are a common way to share what farming strategies have been working on the land. A typical gathering place for minority landowners […] Read more >

NWF Executive Committee Meeting held in Atlanta

2/21/2011 // By NWF

This guest post is written by Christopher Guadian, Senior Manager of the Southeast Regional Center at the National Wildlife Federation. NWF’s Executive Committee held their annual winter meeting on Jan. 29 at the Southeast Regional Center in Atlanta.  The Jan. […] Read more >

Photo by John Picken / Flickr.com

EPA Holds Clean Air Act Listening Sessions

2/15/2011 // By Miguel Mejia

The National Wildlife Federation was one of several groups testifing yesterday in support of the Environmental Protection Agency taking reasonable action to reduce carbon pollution. The “listening session” is one of several being held around the nation to gather input […] Read more >

Amadou Diop, Souther Forest Restoration Manager

Upcoming Forestry Events in the Southeast

2/2/2011 // By Christy Leckburg

The National Wildlife Federation, Fort Valley State University Cooperative Extension Program and the Landowners Initiative for Forestry Education (LIFE ) have partnered to host a landowners’ workshop titled, “Managing Your Land for Profit”. This event, which will target small, minority […] Read more >

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