wildlife refuges

Why We are Fighting for the Public Lands that Wildlife Depend On

Our wild and working public lands provide crucial habitat for wildlife and a space for people to connect to nature. Despite widespread support to keep public lands in public hands, …

Fall in Love with Wild America

In honor of Valentine’s Day, National Wildlife Federation staff members are sharing favorite wild places and hidden gems – from national parks to national forests to wildlife refuges. As naturalist …

The Remarkable Wildlife of California’s National Wildlife Refuges

This week NWF is celebrating National Wildlife Refuge Week. Wildlife refuges are some of the most important protected areas for wildlife in the country. In California, there’s no shortage of …

Duck Stamp Act Passes Lame Duck Congress

More bucks for ducks!  Wildlife conservation got a win today when the Senate passed the Federal Duck Stamp Act (H.R. 5069).  The legislation simply raises the price of the Federal …

Burrowing owl by Sarah Chah at the Sonny Bono Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge in California.

12 Photos of Animals That Remind Us to Appreciate National…

Edna Lake in Sawtooth Wilderness, Idaho

Celebrating 50 Years of American Wilderness

Coal Exports Travel Too Close to Our Wildlife and Iconic…

The Government Shutdown and the Great Outdoors

Take a look at how the Government Shutdown is taking a toll on our wilderness and wildlife. For more, check out: What the Shutdown Means for Wildlife. Urge Congress to …

Top 10 Ways the “Fiscal Cliff” Will Harm Wildlife Refuges

Hanging over the celebrations of Thanksgiving this year is the threat of severe funding cuts from the fast approaching “Fiscal Cliff.” The National Wildlife Refuge System – the largest system …

Fall Elk Viewing on the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge

September marks the time of year when lush river bottoms along the Missouri River in north-central Montana are transformed into their annual splendor. In the late afternoon hours on the …

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