Conservation

Sunrise on Block Island Wind Farm

Why we are fighting for offshore wind power

For years, the National Wildlife Federation has called on our leaders in Washington and coastal states to seize the abundant clean energy potential in the wind off our shores. Until December …

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Climate Curious Crowd Descends Upon Denver

New community leaders emerged when Vice President Al Gore and the Climate Reality Project held their largest training yet, thanks to a new sense of urgency Denver, CO – As …

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Four Steps to More Resilient Coasts

What’s holding back conservation? Over the past year the National Wildlife Federation’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Center has been asking this question to over 250 stakeholders from New York to Virginia involved …

Photo by Bernadette Banville

Bowie Gardens for Wildlife

More than 75 residents, neighbors, and friends gathered at City Hall in Bowie, Maryland this past December to celebrate the community’s seven year journey to become a Certified Community Wildlife …

Riparian areas provide critical habitat to a number species vulnerable to climate change, like the Blue-spotted salamander. Photo by Greg Schechter/Flickr

NWF Launches New Wildlife Camera Project

This spring, the National Wildlife Federation’s Northeast Regional Center is launching a new project to engage communities around the importance of conserving riparian corridors for people and wildlife. Using wildlife …

Photo by Randall Ward

What the Federal Budget Means for Wildlife: Imperiled Coastlines

Millions of people live or recreate along the beautiful coastline of the United States. And hundreds of species of birds, mammals, reptiles, and fish rely on coastal habitats for food, …

MCCA Unites Collegiate Conservationists across Missouri

How do you keep ALL college students informed on conservation issues that are affecting your state in timely fashion? By creating a program that is FREE and easy to join. …

Curious Fox at Bombay Hook NWR

Find Out Why These Ten Animals Are So Excited

Wildlife and clean water in Pennsylvania, Delaware, New York, and New Jersey got a boost last year when the Delaware River Basin Conservation Act passed and was signed by the President. The …

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What’s at Stake – Funding for Chesapeake Bay in Jeopardy

First, some good news. The Chesapeake Bay’s health is improving. Thirty years of effort is paying off with the clean-up showing signs of success. A recent report by the Environmental Protection Agency’s …

Photo by Ed Lyman

Executive Order Undermining Climate Solutions Threatens Progress for Wildlife

The Administration put forth a sweeping executive order that aims to reverse federal progress in the effort to protect wildlife from the impacts of climate change.  In particular, the Administration is targeting …

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