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Earth Day Spotlight: Bryan Albrecht, Gateway Technical College

Dr. Bryan Albrecht serves as President of Gateway Technical College, has served as Chair of the American Association of Community Colleges’ (AACC) sustainability task force, and was honored as the …

Photo by City of Chesterfield, MO

100 Mayors Take Action to Save the Monarch Butterfly

This month, monarch butterflies are beginning their migration north from the oyamel fir forests in the Sierra Madre Mountains of Michoacán, Mexico. As they head north they will find new friends …

Pronghorn are one of many species dependent on sagebrush lands. Photo: Judith Kohler

Westerners Speak Out for Sage-grouse, Sagebrush Steppe

The ground-dwelling bird, not found anywhere else in the world, is a signature species of the ruggedly stunning sagebrush country. But, as sportsmen and women and other outdoor enthusiasts will tell you, …

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QUIZ: What’s Your Wildlife Personality?

We all have a wild side. What’s yours?   Help save and protect the wildlife featured in this quiz and more! Every dollar donated during the month of March will be …

Browns Canyon. Photo by Bureau of Land Management

Congressional Inaction Fuels Frustration in the West

Thankfully, the armed standoff at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge is over. But make no mistake, the larger debate over the control and management of America’s public lands rages on. Many …

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5 Reasons This Should Be the Next National Monument

Our public lands are under threat. From the takeover of Malheur National Refuge, to land seizures out west, to gas pipelines fragmenting the east, it’s been a rough couple of …

Chestnut-mandibled toucan from Costa Rica. Photo donated by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Patrick Carney

Broadening Our Conservation Efforts

Since 1936, the National Wildlife Federation has worked to conserve the nation’s wildlife and wild places. As part of our 80th anniversary celebration, we are recognizing important moments in our history …

Photo by Spencer Neuharth, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Why It’s Tough for Fish in the Susquehanna These Days

If you’re a smallmouth bass in the Susquehanna River in Pennsylvania, chances are you’re pretty lonely these days. After a population crash in 2005 where fewer young bass were surviving …

Yellowstone bison. Photo by Steve Woodruff

Yellowstone, Tribes Offer Bison a Better Future

Year after year, many of the bison forced by deep snows to migrate out of Yellowstone National Park are trapped by government employees, herded into trucks and sent to slaughterhouses. …

Darling drew this editorial cartoon in 1936 to reflect the first North American Wildlife Conference. The cartoon shows a group of hunters, anglers, gardeners, biologists and children storming the nation's Capitol to pluck a figure dubbed “Congress” from the Capitol dome.

The Founding of a Conservation Legacy

Since 1936, the National Wildlife Federation has worked to conserve the nation’s wildlife and wild places. As part of our 80th anniversary celebration, we are recognizing important moments in our history …

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