Yellowstone

The release of 10 wild bison on open space marked the return of wild bison to the Colorado prairie after about 150 years' absence. Photo by Garrit Voggesser

Wild Bison Return to the Colorado Prairie

There was a big party on the rolling prairie of northern Colorado, and the only thing the guests of honor wanted to do was gallop away. The roughly 200 celebrants were …

via Flickr user Steve Tatum

Coal Exports Travel Too Close to Our Wildlife and Iconic Places

Coal, once a keystone to the American identity, is having trouble staying competitive. With natural gas prices low and the demand for responsible energy options high, coal no longer has …

Willow Lake Park in Arizona operated by the City of Prescott.

7 Gorgeous Alternatives to National Parks

Update: Nature Find is still a great tool to find national, state, city parks and other sites to connect with nature. This past Sunday I decided to go hiking with …

Don’t Let National Parks Become A Casualty of Budget Battles

Since the Budget Control Act was passed in August, 2011—and we all had to start pretending we know what “sequester” means—NWF and our friends in the conservation community have known …

A Yellowstone Bison, credit GVoggesser/NWF

Wild Bison to Return Home to Tribal Lands

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Weekly News Roundup – November 23, 2011

"Just another Buffalo" attracting some attention in Yellowstone this summer.

What Do You Mean “Just a Buffalo!?”

Report: Climate Change Is Greatest Threat Ever To U.S. National Parks

In a recently released report, our colleagues at the Natural Resources Defense Council have identified how great a threat global warming poses to U.S. national parks. U.S. Today Science Fair reports: The …

Last Chance: Preserving Life on Earth

I will be continuing to speak in December and in the coming year in the cities below on my recently published book Last Chance: Preserving Life on Earth. I believe that …

Important Vote this Week–Help Secure 2 Million Acres of Public Lands

The past month has been huge for our public lands! In early January, the U.S. Senate passed sweeping legislation to provide historic protections for millions of acres of America’s cherished …

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