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Room to Roam: Protecting Public Lands Near and Far

10/2/2009 // By Kolleen Kawa

Last weekend, thousands of volunteers from coast to coast took part in National Public Lands Day. Four signature sites of this year’s celebration were the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC; Golden Gate National Recreation Area in San Francisco, California; Angeles […] Read more >

President Obama Points Out The Role of Hunters and Anglers in America’s Conservation History

9/26/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

To acknowledge National Hunting and Fishing Day this weekend, President Obama has released a special White House proclamation that reflects the many decades that hunters and anglers in the U.S. have supported funding and have been volunteers for creating wildlife […] Read more >

Live Earth’s Love, The Climate Giveaway

9/15/2009 // By Danielle Brigida

Question: What would the climate have to say if it were happy and healthy and had a voice? What message would it send from its bright future? With the climate bill hitting the senate floor soon– many of us are […] Read more >

Little Green Thumbs: Gardening with MLK Jr. Elementary

9/14/2009 // By Kolleen Kawa

Would you rather stay in the office on a Friday or join a fun bunch of elementary school students in planting flowers? The choice was easy for me! As part of last Friday’s National Day of Service, I–together with a […] Read more >

What a Difference One Volunteer Can Make

8/20/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

I had the privilege of honoring National Wildlife Federation’s Volunteer of the Year, Kathy Lewis, in Akron, Ohio last night. Kathy has been a dedicated wildlife educator and an advocate for Certified Wildlife Habitats and getting kids outside. Her passion […] Read more >

Volunteer Opportunities Celebrate United We Serve’s Energy and Environment Issue Week

8/3/2009 // By Kristin Johnson

In support of President Obama’s United We Serve initiative, the National Wildlife Federation will cosponsor three volunteer service activities with the Department of Interior on Wednesday, August 5, in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area (see below). National Wildlife Federation, partnering […] Read more >

Wild Tweets: Using Twitter to Monitor Wildlife

6/30/2009 // By Jessica Jones

Since joining Twitter and making connections in the “green” Twitter world, I have heard a lot of people wondering whether the environmental community can focus all of Twitter’s positive energy towards a greater purpose. Can we get people who tweet […] Read more >

New Office at Interior Department Will Engage and Employ Youth

4/29/2009 // By NWF

Yesterday, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar formally announced the creation of an Office of Youth within the Interior Department to create and manage programs that are intended to get youth working outside again. “The new office will build our […] Read more >

Meet Mat Paulson – Community Leader and Wildlife Gardener

4/1/2009 // By Danielle Brigida

Having a Certified Wildlife Habitat can be a commitment. However– through NWF's habitat program we have had the opportunity to work with some incredible community leaders and volunteers. Mat Paulson, from Minnesota has done amazing work around creating a space […] Read more >

Relieve Your Cabin Fever

3/17/2009 // By Ashleigh Poff

Spring and summer are my favorite seasons. I love the smells and warm weather they bring. And although winter is not cold and dreary all over the country (some people enjoy warm weather year round!), the coming of spring still […] Read more >