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Big horn sheep. Photo by Steve Woodruff

U.S. Sheep Station in Conflict with Wildlife

Yellowstone National Park and the surrounding national forests and wilderness areas of central Idaho are some of the nation’s wildest country. Two of the greatest wildlife habitats in this region …

American Avocet

Why Chicks Need Potholes

I find this strange to say, but I want more potholes. Not the failure-of-asphalt kind that wreak havoc with cars. I want more of the kind Mother Nature makes, the …

Bighorns on ledge

Take Action for Wild Bighorn Sheep at Risk

Right now, bighorn sheep who make their home in the mountains running through Idaho and Montana are at risk of disease transmission from domestic sheep grazing at a U.S. Department of Agriculture research …

Lest we forget floods, another potential result from changing weather patterns due to climate change.  Photo: US Fish & Wildlife Service

Drought, Fire and Freeze: Lawmakers Consider Impacts of Extreme Weather on Agriculture

The votes are in and the winner for Most Arresting Title for a Senate Committee Hearing goes to the Agriculture Committee for yesterday’s hearing, “Drought, Fire and Freeze: The Economics …

Changing the Way Our Children Eat at School

U.S. Forest Service Announces $1 Million in Kids and Nature…

Government Shutdown: Coming to a Farm Near You

Ranger Rick Goes to Washington

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 …

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