waterfowl

Sportsmen Come to DC to Protect Arctic Wildlife

VIDEO: Five Voices for Protecting Arctic Wildlife

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 …

Tundra Swan (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

Preserve The Reserve!

As noted here recently, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is taking public comment on how it can best manage the Indiana-sized National Petroleum Reserve – Alaska (Reserve).  A sportsman …

Black-bellied whistling ducks in a marsh near Delray Beach, FL

Photo of the Day: Black-bellied Whistling Ducks

What Did You See Today? Report your wildlife and plant observations with Wildlife Watch and check out species that others are seeing around the country! This Photo of the Day was …

White Egret in the Waters of the Bay-Delta

Undermining the Endangered Species Act in the Bay-Delta Estuary

The House of Representatives is poised to vote on H.R. 1873, the “San Joaquin Water Reliability Act”. Touted as a bill that will ease access to water for Californians, the …

Cherry blossoms in the Washington, DC area captured on February 4, 2012 (Kelly Senser)

Wildlife Finding the Warm Winter Rather Bewildering

  Punxsutawney Phil might think we have 6 more weeks of winter, but the geese, daffodils, and mosquitoes have a different idea. Across the continental United States, people are noticing that …

Come Heller or Clean Water: Dirty Water Rider Tries to Drown the Clean Water Act

There’s another nasty assault on America’s wetlands, waters and wildlife. The Dirty Water Rider, designed to handcuff the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers, is creeping its …

USFWS: 1st place winner of a single wood duck. By Joseph Hautman of Plymouth, Minnesota.

Running A-Fowl of Conservation: 2012 Duck Stamp Highlights Need to Protect Wetlands

Every duck hunter and bird watcher in America will be able to spot more waterfowl in their local post offices and sporting goods stores. The upcoming 2012 Duck Stamp will …

National Wildlife Refuge Week: October 11

In 1903, President Theodore Roosevelt officially started the National Wildlife Refuge System when he protected Pelican Island Refuge in Florida. Some years later, In 1934, and after the ad hoc …

Migration Begins!

August is waning and school is about to start.  Even though it’s technically still summer for another whole month, fall migration is already beginning for some species. The change of …

NWF Scientist Details Climate Change’s Threats to Chesapeake Bay

The National Wildlife Federation’s Dr. Doug Inkley testified before the Virginia Commission on Climate Change yesterday, detailing the effects of warming temperatures and rising sea levels on fish and wildlife. …

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