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From Pristine Bird Haven to Toxic Trap: Canada’s Tar Sands Threaten New England Birds

6/11/2014 // By Annie Mackin

When Americans talk about tar sands, one of the most pernicious and devastating industrial undertakings the world has ever seen, those lucky enough not to have a pipeline running through their property generally think of a faraway threat. However, while […] Read more >

Blue-winged Teal in Flight1

Wetlands: Nature’s Gift to All of Us

12/13/2013 // By Jan Goldman-Carter

Tis the season of gift giving and receiving – all in the spirit of love, joy, generosity, and gratitude! Let’s take a moment from all the scurrying around for gifts that we do this holiday season, to appreciate our local […] Read more >

prairie pothole

Are Your Taxpayer Dollars Helping to Destroy Wetlands?

6/20/2013 // By Jan Goldman-Carter

The Senate passed a 2013 Farm Bill that would stop this unbridled wetland drainage, but the House just refused to follow suit. Call your representatives and insist on wetland conservation compliance in the final 2013 Farm Bill. The Prairie Pothole […] Read more >

Hooded merganser

Photo of the Day: Hooded Merganser

11/19/2012 // By Rachel Faulkner

Hooded merganser (drake) Photo by Flickr member Moments In Nature by Joshua Clark See more of Moments In Nature by Joshua Clark’s photos on Flickr >> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be […] Read more >

Pied-billed grebe with crayfish

Photo of the Day: Gotcha!

10/16/2012 // By Rachel Faulkner

A pied-billed grebe catches a crayfish Photo by Flickr member McGill’s Nature in Motion See more photos by McGill’s Nature in Motion on Flickr >> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be the […] Read more >

Mallard

Photo of the Day: Bottoms Up

10/5/2012 // By Rachel Faulkner

Mallard diving underwater   Photo by Flickr member incanus See more of incanus’s photos on Flickr >> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be the next Photo of the Day! Share your images […] Read more >

Common loon and chick

Photo of the Day: Wake Me Up When We Get There

7/26/2012 // By Rachel Faulkner

A common loon chick naps on its parent’s back Photo by Flickr member maryanne.pfitz See more of maryanne.pfitz’s photos on Flickr >> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be the next Photo of […] Read more >

Common merganser on the Mohawk River in Niskayuna, NY

Photo of the Day: Cleared for Take Off

7/9/2012 // 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 42nd Annual National Wildlife Photo Contest.     Read more >

Western grebe pair, California

Photo of the Day: Synchronized Swimming

6/25/2012 // 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 42nd Annual National Wildlife Photo Contest.   Read more >

Sportsmen Come to DC to Protect Arctic Wildlife

VIDEO: Five Voices for Protecting Arctic Wildlife

5/30/2012 // By Robyn Carmichael

How does oil and gas drilling in the Arctic affect a farmer in Indiana? What about a sportsman in New Mexico? Last week, a group of five dedicated folks from all across the country made the trek to Washington, DC […] Read more >

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