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Lightning strike over Dead Horse Point State Park

Photo of the Day: Lightning Strike

5/29/2013 // By Rachel Faulkner

This Photo of the Day was donated by a participant in the annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. See more photos or sign up for the 43rd Annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. Read more >

One of six beavers caught in an oil spill at a Utah state park rests at a wildlife center. Photo by the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Northern Utah.

Beavers Save Bay from Brunt of Spill – But Pay the Price

4/18/2013 // By Judith Kohler

Beavers have proved over and over again how valuable they and their impressive dams are. The wetlands created by the dams increase and support biological diversity. The dams filter silt and pollution from water. Recently in northern Utah, beaver dams […] Read more >

Thunderstorm over the Dirty Devil River in Utah

Photo of the Day: Storm Over Dirty Devil River

4/9/2012 // By Rachel Faulkner

Where Do You Want To Go Today? Finding parks, trails, and other nature sites close to you is as easy as entering a city, state or zipcode. Explore the outdoors with NatureFind >> This Photo of the Day was donated […] Read more >

North Dakota: The Spills Keep Coming (Video)

9/8/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

NWF’s Tim Warman made the point in a guest column in this week’s Newsweek Magazine, the BP spill is not an isolated incident. Last week a mix of crude and water spilled at an oil well near Killdeer, N.D., dumped […] Read more >

(Video) NWF’s Schweiger Hits National Airwaves Denouncing Dirty Fuels

6/15/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

On both coasts, and lots of places in between, NWF President and CEO Larry Scwheiger is hitting the airwaves this morning urging Americans to reject dirty fuels and the dangerous pipelines that would deliver them across the U.S. heartland. As […] Read more >

A Tiny Battery That Stores Enough Solar Energy To Run A House For 24 Hours

8/6/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

A new battery is helping to store enough power to greatly improve the overall effectiveness of alternative energy. Times of India reports: “A Utah-based company has found a new way to store solar energy – in a small ceramic disk […] Read more >

U.S. Government Maps Best Solar Regions

7/7/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

The need for alternative energy could redefine the American landscape including how it is mapped and ultimately managed. CNet News: GreenTech reports: “The U.S. Bureau of Land Management, in conjunction with the Department of Energy, this week released six maps […] Read more >

Let’s Go Slow on Oil Shale

6/15/2009 // By Lisa Eadens

Underneath a 1,300 square mile area along the T-shaped border of Colorado, Utah and Wyoming lies more estimated oil–in the form of oil shale–than all the oil in of Saudi Arabia. It seems perfect that we have all the oil […] Read more >

Important Vote this Week–Help Secure 2 Million Acres of Public Lands

2/9/2009 // By Julia Marden

The past month has been huge for our public lands! In early January, the U.S. Senate passed sweeping legislation to provide historic protections for millions of acres of America’s cherished public lands. Last week, new Secretary of the Interior, Ken […] Read more >

Finally! A Victory for Public Lands!

1/23/2009 // By Lisa Eadens

We’ve waited a long time for a significant victory for our public lands… Over the last five years, it’s been one thing after another threatening to take the character and beauty from our public lands. From fossil fuel development occurring […] Read more >