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Wind and Wildlife Supporters Come to Boston

6/1/2012 // By Carol Oldham

Supporters of Cape Wind and offshore wind as a solution to dirty energy and climate change had a great hearing wednesday in Boston about the Cape Wind project and  the contract for NStar to buy a large chunk of the […] Read more >

Windmill in Roscoe, Texas. Source: Flickr (jcwade)

Finding Hope in a Texas Wind Farm

4/26/2012 // By Amanda Staudt

Many days it’s rather depressing to be a climate scientist.  It can be hard to keep a positive outlook when we seem to be on a trajectory toward more and more severe impacts. But, every so often, I get to […] Read more >

Herding bison bound for release at Fort Peck, MT

Weekly News Roundup – March 23, 2012

3/23/2012 // By Marine Jaouen

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: Tribes Welcome Home Yellowstone Bison March 21 – After more than a century’s absence, wild, genetically pure bison have returned […] Read more >

Maryland Circle of Support for Offshore Wind

3/23/2012 // By Jen Mihills

  In just a few short days, legislators in Annapolis will likely vote to determine if we transition to clean, renewable offshore wind energy or if we maintain the status quo of burning fossil fuels that pollute our air and […] Read more >

“I love offshore wind”

2/15/2012 // By Carol Oldham

The title is a quote from our member Randy, who came out yesterday on Valentine’s Day to show some love for Clean Energy! The room was full yesterday at a wind meeting held by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management […] Read more >

Offshore Wind Gets Moving in Massachusetts

2/3/2012 // By Carol Oldham

There was a lot of excitement this afternoon at the Wind Technology Testing Facility in Charlestown MA. NWF and other local and national groups were present as state and federal officials came together to move offshore wind forward in the […] Read more >

Angry Birds

Bugs and Birds Go Boo! Halloween at the National Wildlife Federation

11/2/2011 // By Mekell Mikell

There’s a real bad bug going around the National Wildlife Federation’s headquarters, but it isn’t the flu. Amid candy, cupcakes and unsuspecting coworkers, NWF staff decked themselves out in their favorite wildlife and environmental-themed costumes. Wild-for-Animals Costumes Read Dr. Inkley’s […] Read more >

Alaska Wind Power Project Approved!

10/13/2011 // By Pat Lavin

The state of Alaska has given the green light to a new 17.6 megawatt wind farm on Fire Island, located a few miles offshore of Anchorage. The long-debated project benefitted from federal stimulus dollars and state support, as well as […] Read more >

Salazar Announces Major Step Forward on Offshore Wind

8/17/2011 // By Catherine Bowes

Today, Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar joined Governor Lincoln Chafee and Rhode Island’s Congressional delegation for a press conference to announce a key step forward in the process to develop offshore wind energy in New England. There are significant […] Read more >

Photo via Patrick Briggs, Flickr

North Carolina Farmers Add Wind to Crop, Harvest Economic Boom

7/26/2011 // By Miles Grant

Sprouting up among the wheat fields of northeastern North Carolina is a new cash crop: Wind-harvesting turbines. Read more >