Conservation

Five Tips to Help Frogs and Toads in Your Yard

Birds and butterflies are some of the most commonly seen wildlife in our yards and neighborhoods. If you follow the recommendations of our Garden for Wildlife program, you’ll be guaranteed …

How Much Do You Know About Bees?

Bees are an incredibly important group of wildlife. The service they provide by pollinating both our agricultural crops as well as wild plants is critical for our food supply and …

Buffalo Unites Us

The American bison or buffalo is essential to the traditions, culture, beliefs and religious practices of Native American tribes across the western United States and Canada. Many Americans are familiar …

Garden for Wildlife Movement Celebrates Forty-Five Years of Helping Local Wildlife

With more than 7 million people participating across the country, National Wildlife Federation’s Garden for Wildlife movement is the nation’s longest-running and largest effort dedicated to helping wildlife locally. The …

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Last Day to Tell the Environmental Protection Agency to Keep the Clean Power Plan!

The Clean Power Plan was meant to be the first step along a path that would lead to substantial carbon emission reductions. The Plan would have been the first ever …

It’s Earth Day: Show Our Public Lands Some Love

Did you know the federal government manages approximately 640 million acres of public land? That translates to about 28% of the nation’s 2.27 billion acres! Multiple government agencies are charged with working …

Eight Years After Deepwater Horizon

It has been eight years since BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded off the coast of Louisiana, killing eleven men and unleashing an 87 day-long torrent of crude oil into …

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Protecting Wildlife by Stopping a Lose-Lose-Lose Proposition

On April 23, 2018, the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management will end the opportunity for public comment on its backward proposal to gut a common-sense Bureau of …

What To Do If You Find Baby Wildlife

Spring is here, and with it comes baby wildlife season. As the warm season progresses, the chance of encountering young animals from baby birds to lone deer fawns to baby squirrels …

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Why Salamanders Love Vernal Pools

On a rainy spring night in a New Jersey forest, a Jefferson salamander stirs under the rotting log that hides her. At last, it’s time. She wriggles slowly through the …

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