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Riparian areas provide critical habitat to a number species vulnerable to climate change, like the Blue-spotted salamander. Photo by Greg Schechter/Flickr

NWF Launches New Wildlife Camera Project

This spring, the National Wildlife Federation’s Northeast Regional Center is launching a new project to engage communities around the importance of conserving riparian corridors for people and wildlife. Using wildlife …

Curious Fox at Bombay Hook NWR

Find Out Why These Ten Animals Are So Excited

Wildlife and clean water in Pennsylvania, Delaware, New York, and New Jersey got a boost last year when the Delaware River Basin Conservation Act passed and was signed by the President. The …

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What’s at Stake – Funding for Chesapeake Bay in Jeopardy

First, some good news. The Chesapeake Bay’s health is improving. Thirty years of effort is paying off with the clean-up showing signs of success. A recent report by the Environmental Protection Agency’s …

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Witnessing Wildlife and Climate Out of Sync

Wildlife and climate are now frequently out of sync. These photos—all entries to National Wildlife magazine’s annual photo contest—show just a handful of the species struggling to adapt to an altered climate.

Mallards can be found in small ponds and wetlands. Photo from Alan D. Wilson

We All Live Downstream

President Trump has said that he wants the nation to have “crystal clear water,” and it would be hard to find anyone who would disagree with that. However, last week, …

Brown Bears on Admiralty Island National Monument. Photo by Don MacDougall, USFS

“Monumental” Wildlife Habitat Across America

National parks are famous for the opportunities they provide to watch incredible wildlife, but did you know that many national monuments are home to spectacular wildlife, too? National public lands, …

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How to avoid deforestation sneaking into your shopping cart

In our last blog, the National Wildlife Federation’s International Conservation Team shared how members can be a strong voice for tropical wildlife by “speaking with our wallets” to purchase zero-deforestation …

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Overturning Methane Rule is Bad Public Policy, Bad Business

Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to employ a little-used legislative tool known as the Congressional Review Act to undo a common-sense Bureau of Land Management rule to …

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The National Wildlife Federation Opposes Pruitt for EPA

Here is just a sampling of the words of some of our members who support wildlife and the habitat they rely on.  “As a proud Trump supporter in the election, …

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Wallowing in Politics

In January 2016, the National Park Service released an environmental assessment for a new quarantine option that would place Yellowstone bison on the Fort Peck Reservation in northeastern Montana rather than …

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