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Whooping cranes roam fields and wetlands for food

Nebraska Court Decision Means Time to Reject Keystone XL Has Arrived

The time to reject Keystone XL has arrived.  Last spring, the Administration put a decision on the pipeline on hold until a legal issue over the route in Nebraska was …

Hooded merganser

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

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 …

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

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 …

Whopping Crane with Blue Crab

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

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 …

Whooping cranes, Rockport, TX

Photo of the Day: Whooping Crane Chase

Whooping crane pair

Photo of the Day: Side by Side

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

Take Action to Preserve Wildlife in the Great Lakes

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 …

New Whooping CraneCam Comes Online

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 …

Top 3 Reasons to Support ACES

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 …

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