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Bison released at Fort Peck, MT

Amazing Photos and Video of the Return of Wild Bison to Tribal Lands

3/26/2012 // By Garrit Voggesser

More than a century after they disappeared, wild bison once again roam Montana’s Northern Great Plains. On March 19, 2012, more than 60 bison were loaded onto trucks near Yellowstone National Park and driven to Montana’s Fort Peck Reservation for …

Bison on the Fort Peck Reservation, credit: Ted Wood/The Story Group for NWF

Wild Bison Homecoming for Indian Tribes

3/19/2012 // By Garrit Voggesser

By the turn of the 19th-century, less than one hundred of the original 30 million bison remained in North America. This iconic American species, it seemed, was doomed to extinction at the hands of over-hunting and the westward migration of European-Americans. …

Weekly News Roundup – February 3, 2012

2/3/2012 // By Aislinn Maestas

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: Obama Administration Hits the Accelerator for Responsible Offshore Wind Development February 2 – The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management …

Weekly News Roundup – December 9, 2011

12/9/2011 // By Aislinn Maestas

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: After 150 Years, Tribes to Welcome Home Wild Bison December 9 – Nearly 70 Yellowstone bison, part of North …

President John Yellow Bird Steele of the Oglala Sioux Tribe speaks in opposition to KXL at a recent press conference in Washington, DC

Tribal Leaders Tell Obama: No KXL!

12/6/2011 // By Peter LaFontaine

Last week, Tribal leaders from across North America came together in Washington, DC to make their case against the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline to President Obama. Right now Keystone has reached a bit of a stalemate: massive protests — …

Keeping common species common- preventing wildlife from becoming endangered

5/19/2011 // By Helen Chmura

   What do California’s Western Burrowing Owl, Montana’s Trumpeter Swan, and Florida’s River Otter have in common?   They’re all being conserved thanks to the State and Tribal Wildlife Grants Program!  It may be Endangered Species Day- a day to celebrate …

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 …

Bald Eagle - NWF/John C Moerk

Save State and Tribal Wildlife Grants!

4/5/2011 // By Helen Chmura

  When I think of conservation successes, I think of the bald eagle.  While the Endangered Species Act was critical for the eagle’s recovery, we also need to thank the State and Tribal Wildlife Grants Program.  When the grant program …

Victory for Bighorn Sheep

3/3/2011 // By NWF

National Wildlife Federation’s continuing efforts to protect bighorn sheep have scored a major victory.

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 …

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