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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 >

The NWF team speaking up for wildlife at the Reject and Protect rally.

Reject and Protect: Native Tribes and Ranchers rally against the Keystone Pipeline

4/28/2014 // By Mollie Simon

This Saturday, thousands of cowboys, Native Americans, environmental activists and concerned citizens took to the streets of D.C. in protest of the Keystone XL pipeline. This rally and march was the culmination of a weeklong “Reject and Protect” encampment on […] Read more >

Whopping Crane with Blue Crab

40 Years of Success Protecting Endangered Species & Other Wildlife in Our Backyards

5/21/2013 // By John Kostyack

2013 is the 40th anniversary of two important moments in wildlife conservation history.  In 1973, Congress enacted and President Nixon signed into law the Endangered Species Act.  The ESA has become the nation’s most important wildlife conservation law, helping rescue […] Read more >

Whooping cranes, Rockport, TX

Photo of the Day: Whooping Crane Chase

1/11/2013 // By Rachel Faulkner

Photo by Tom Blandford See more of Tom Blandford’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 with our Flickr group […] Read more >

Whooping crane pair

Photo of the Day: Side by Side

8/8/2012 // By Rachel Faulkner

Pair of Whooping Cranes Photo by Flickr member tomblandford See more of tomblandford’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 >

Speak Up for Cranes on Facebook Today

1/17/2012 // By Robyn Carmichael

You’ve emailed. You’ve called. You’ve written Letters to the Editor to your local papers. You’ve turned out for hearings and rallies.  Now, your voice is needed again to protect wildlife from the dirty and dangerous Keystone XL tar sands oil […] Read more >

Did you know that whooping cranes mate for life? (Photo credit: Steve Szabo)

Take Action to Preserve Wildlife in the Great Lakes

12/15/2011 // By Marisa Tricas

For people living in the Great Lakes area, the whooping crane is an iconic species. In the mid-1880s, 1,400 cranes would migrate between Canada and the upper Midwest down to the Texas Gulf Coast and across the Southeastern U.S. each year. […] Read more >

New Whooping CraneCam Comes Online

8/1/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

Operation Migration’s CraneCam is now broadcasting live video around the world, offering watchers views of one of the world’s most endangered birds, the Whooping crane. Operation Migrations USA via PR.com reports: “Viewers can now watch live online as Operation Migration’s […] Read more >

Top 3 Reasons to Support ACES

6/26/2009 // By Julia Marden

TODAY’s THE DAY! Within hours, Congress is expected to vote on legislation to confront the single greatest threat to America’s wildlife and natural resources. Please make sure your representative will help pass this groundbreaking legislation today. Here are the top 3 reasons […] Read more >