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True, this cover DOES feature ducks...but not wildlfie. SI covers featuring the outdoors have almost disappeared since the 1950s. (flickr | Sports Illustrated)

Hey, Sports Illustrated: Why Doesn’t the Outdoors Count as ‘Sports’ Anymore? (Updated)

Earlier this week, Sports Illustrated ‘photo vault’ archivist Andy Gray came across a curious cover from SI’s past: This week’s SI cover is out and it features … Seals in …

The Battle for Lake Erie - by William Henry Powell

The Current Battle For Lake Erie

The Battle of Lake Erie was a pivotal naval engagement between British and American forces during the War of 1812.  The American victory paved the way for control of the …

Senator Tom Carter with NWF's Brenda Archambo

Outdoors-women Tells U.S. Senate to Fight Smokestack Pollution

As a life-long outdoors-woman and outreach consultant for NWF, I was thrilled to be invited to testify before the U.S. Senate Committee of Environment and Public Works sub-committee on Clean …

Dear Congress: More sturgeon, less pollution.

My Michigan colleague, Brenda Archambo, is on her way to testify before the U.S. Senate to help ensure that a 200-million-year-old fish species doesn’t get wiped out by smokestacks, mercury …

NWF goes to the Maine Sportsmen’s Show

We spent last weekend talking with hunters and anglers (and hikers and boaters) at the annual Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine (SAM) show in the Augusta civic center. It was a …

Papaw with a nice string of Bass Eufala

GUEST POST: On Fishing, Family and Fighting for the Future

Andy McDaniels is the National Sportsmen’s Outreach Coordinator for NWF’s Vanishing Paradise Campaign to restore the Mississippi River Delta. I am the past Executive Director for the Oklahoma Wildlife Federation, …

Decorah Bald Eagles (UStream screen shot)

Weekly News Roundup – February 24, 2012

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: Eagle Cam is Back! Watch Iowa Bald Eagle Eggs …

NWF at the Springfield Sportsmen’s Show in MA

Yesterday we set up the National Wildlife Federation booth and got started at the Springfield Sportsmen’s Expo in Springfield MA. Our booth looked great, special thanks to our friends (Jim!) at …

Snowshoe Hare (National Park Service photo)

GUEST POST: The Snowshoe Hare is Pennsylvania’s Polar Bear

Ed Zygmunt was named the National Wildlife Federation’s 2007 Affiliate Volunteer of the Year for his advocacy on climate change and other critical environmental issues affecting America’s sportsmen and women. …

3 Reasons Why Secretary Salazar Should Get Kudos for Protecting the Grand Canyon

As one of the “Seven Natural Wonders of the World,” the Grand Canyon is probably the most famous natural place in the United States. Thanks to a recent decision by …

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