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Damselflies, Dragonflies and Unexpected Discoveries

8/10/2012 // By Kelly Senser

I’ve got a new hideout. At least that’s what my son calls it—the natural area by the stream down the street. We had stopped by the other day, hoping to catch a glimpse of some tadpoles. We discovered so much …

Waterfall on the Chagrin River in Ohio

Photo of the Day: Chagrin River Waterfall

8/6/2012 // By Rachel Faulkner

Falls on the South Chagrin Reservation, Ohio Photo by Flickr member studebakernature See more of studebakernature’s photos on Flickr >> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be the next Photo of the Day! …

A photo I took in Acadia National Park in Maine last summer. A large portion of ME is included in the 100 mile zone.

“Border Bill” Waives Environmental Laws, Puts Wildlife and Public Land at Risk

6/18/2012 // By Jenny Kordick

This week, the House of Representatives will vote on a package of public lands bills, including one highly controversial bill introduced by Rep. Rob Bishop (R-UT) that puts wildlife and wildlife habitat near our country’s borders in jeopardy. The provision, …

Latourell Falls, Columbia River Gorge, Oregon

Photo of the Day: Latourell Falls

6/15/2012 // By Rachel Faulkner

Happy Nature Photography Day! It’s a day to explore the outdoors with a camera lens and celebrate how nature photography inspires us to protect wildlife and wild places. Grab your camera and head outside today and this weekend to snap …

Ohio’s Steelhead and Walleye Left At Risk

6/4/2012 // By Marc Smith

Today, Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed a bill (press release) that fails to protect Lake Erie’s rivers and impairs our rights as hunters and anglers and the public’s use of waters within the Ohio Lake Erie Basin. (Marc Smith Testimony …

The Battle for Lake Erie - by William Henry Powell

The Current Battle For Lake Erie

4/26/2012 // By Marc Smith

The Battle of Lake Erie was a pivotal naval engagement between British and American forces during the War of 1812.  The American victory paved the way for control of the Great Lakes and an eventual defeat of the British forces …

Weekly News Roundup – April 20, 2012

4/20/2012 // 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: Nearly 400 Kansas Schools to be Recognized as Part of Eco-Schools USA Agreement April 20 – Nearly 400 pre-K-12 …

Proposed Rule Fails to Protect Central Texas Rivers and Bays

4/17/2012 // By Joanna Wolaver

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) proposed a rule on Friday, April 13th that will determine the amount of water that must remain flowing in Central and South Central Texas rivers and into the region’s bays to sustain fish …

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New Bill Introduced to Fight Asian Carp in Minnesota

3/7/2012 // By Marc Smith

With all the attention Asian carp have gotten as they approach Lake Michigan through the Chicago canals, the other pathways to the Great Lakes have often been ignored.  However, the live capture of Asian carp last week just south of …

Asian Carp Study Proves We Can Win this Battle and Protect The Great Lakes

1/31/2012 // By Marc Smith

A new study released today shows that separating the Great Lakes and Mississippi River basins to stop the spread of Asian carp and other invasive species is not only possible, but also critical to improve and enhance Chicago’s water infrastructure and …

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