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Ring Ring! NWF Rings the NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

5/23/2013 // By Christopher Parker

There is a lot of strange wildlife running around Times Square in New York and certainly not the same kind that National Wildlife Federation has been protecting for 77 years, but that didn’t stop NWF from braving this concrete jungle […] Read more >

NWF volunteers spent the day planting native grasses to help rebuild dunes devastated by Hurricane Sandy

Cushman & Wakefield Help NWF Restore NYC Dunes

5/7/2013 // By Christopher Parker

Things that take years to build can be taken down overnight; such is the case with barrier sand dunes in Gateway National Recreation Area sitting between New York City and the ocean.  On October 29, 2012 Superstorm Sandy flattened miles […] Read more >

Volunteers help rebuild a NYC Youth Camp that was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy.

Volunteers Get Dirty on Earth Day to Restore Hurricane-Damaged Youth Garden

4/23/2013 // By Christopher Parker

Earth Day 2013 at New York City’s Gateway National Recreation Area was a day for partnerships. Home Depot, National Park Service and NWF volunteers all converged at the Ecology Village garden this week to restore a site badly damaged by Hurricane […] Read more >

Cows In the Garden: How One Teacher at a NYC Eco-School in the Bronx Engages Children in Science

3/5/2013 // By Emily Fano

One sunny day in 2010, a farmer came to visit PS 69 Journey Prep School in the Bronx, a NYC Eco-School. The farmer brought Rainbow, a 7-day-old calf, along with him.  While Rainbow munched contentedly on plants in the school garden, the […] Read more >

Students from St. Ignatius cleaning a green space _______. NWF photo by ____.

It’s an Urban Jungle Out There – Growing Sustainable Schools in New York City

1/25/2013 // By Emily Fano

Last October, I started my dream job as New York City Outreach Manager for Eco-Schools USA. Every day, I get to wake up and help teachers and parents find ways to make their schools more sustainable by reducing waste, saving […] Read more >

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Sandy’s Mandate: Time to Get Serious About Clean Energy

11/28/2012 // By Catherine Bowes

In the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, it is more important than ever for Americans to rethink our energy choices. Devastating extreme weather events are becoming far too common, with tragic consequences being felt along the coastlines of New York and […] Read more >

In an instant, climate change can realign politics.  Here, Democratic President Barack Obama tours devastated parts of New Jersey with Republican Governor Chris Christie.

Sandy’s Mandate: When Political Reality Meets Climate Reality

11/1/2012 // By Joe Mendelson

Whatever happens on November 6th, the tragic scenes unfolding across the 19 states impacted by Superstorm Sandy have realigned American politics when it comes to climate change. The road to Election Day has gone from sarcastic remarks in Tampa, to […] Read more >

We didn't want to leave its beauty! PS41's green roof, September 2012.

Living Amongst Pavement No More: Where I Found A New York “Green Escape”

11/1/2012 // By Megan Blevins

I have been to New York City a handful of times during my life, and each time, I see The City That Never Sleeps in a different light. Recently, I traveled there to attend the opening of PS41 Greenwich Village School’s […] Read more >

Seagoing Northern Gannet: U.S. FWS

Hurricane Sandy’s Impact on Fish and Wildlife

10/30/2012 // By Kevin Coyle

Hurricane Sandy made landfall on the East Coast this week and due to its unusual West-turning track, it came ashore midway in the eastern “Megalopolis” with its 65 million people.  Virginia and Maryland were drenched and pummeled and New York and New Jersey […] Read more >

Green Roof on PS 41 in New York

Green Roof Inspires New York School: Video

10/9/2012 // By Carla Brown

I grew up watching movies set in New York City, so I have many pre-conceived images of life there. A peaceful garden on top of a school was not one of those images. PS 41 is this magical school with the […] Read more >

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