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Wildlife Conservation in the U.S. and Southeast Asia

2/5/2016 // By Sarah Bates

Last month, the National Wildlife Federation’s educational and conservation-based mission traveled with me to Laos and Vietnam. Through a professional exchange sponsored by the U.S. Department of State by the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) and managed by the University of Montana’s Mansfield …

Yellowstone bison. Photo by Steve Woodruff

Yellowstone, Tribes Offer Bison a Better Future

2/4/2016 // By Steve Woodruff

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. It’s an appalling betrayal of modern wildlife-management principles virtually without …

Bighorn sheep. Photo by John Bielak

NWF Increases Bighorn Sheep Recovery Efforts

2/3/2016 // By Kit Fischer

Last year, the National Wildlife Federation launched a new initiative to protect imperiled bighorn sheep in the west. While bighorn sheep numbers historically were estimated at 2 million nationwide, due largely to loss of suitable habitat and disease spread from …

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This Week in NWF History: The Founding of a Conservation Legacy

2/2/2016 // By NWF

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 that continue to make an impact today. In the early 1900s, …

Black-footed ferret. Photo by Steve Bender

Affiliate of the Week: Kansas Wildlife Federation

2/1/2016 // By NWF

In honor of our 80th Anniversary celebration throughout 2016, the National Wildlife Federation is recognizing each of our Affiliate Partners in a special “Affiliate of the Week” blog series that showcases the dedicated conservation efforts taking place across the country …

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Climate Change is Having a Big Impact on Small Mammals

1/29/2016 // By Lauren Anderson

Climate change has arrived. The years of waiting and watching for the changes we were told to expect are over. We have seen drought, sea level rise, and melting glaciers. In addition to this, sensitive wildlife species are already suffering …

Presidential candidates pictured alphabetically by last name. Photo by NWF

NWF “Moosing” Presidential Hopefuls in New Hampshire

1/28/2016 // By Samantha Lockhart

New Hampshire’s moose are in big trouble, as are many other species of wildlife suffering from extreme impacts of climate change. As the New Hampshire presidential primary rhetoric ramps up, the National Wildlife Federation wants to know: will our leaders and …

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Another Win for Wildlife: Request to Stay the Clean Power Plan Rejected

1/25/2016 // By Jim Murphy

The good news for wildlife keeps coming. On January 21, a three judge panel on the United State Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia rejected requests from states and industry groups to stay the Clean Power Plan which …

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Affiliate of the Week: North Carolina Wildlife Federation

1/25/2016 // By NWF

In honor of our 80th Anniversary celebration throughout 2016, the National Wildlife Federation is recognizing each of our Affiliate Partners in a special “Affiliate of the Week” blog series that showcases the dedicated conservation efforts taking place across the country each day. This …

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This Week in NWF History: Saving Coastal Fisheries and Habitat

1/25/2016 // By NWF

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 that continue to make an impact today. Ten years ago, the …

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