Conservation

Otters. Phot Credit: Pixabay

EPA: Hear Our Voices, Protect Our Environmental Safeguards

Although you may not think about this every day, federal protections are what keep us safe. Environmental and public health safeguards prevent rivers like the Cuyahoga from catching on fire, …

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Speak up for Massachusetts offshore wind power!

We are finally on the cusp of seizing the massive clean energy potential far off the shores of Massachusetts – and we need every resident of the Commonwealth speaking up …

Bear Lake. Rocky Mountain National Park. Photo Credit: William Wiley

Congressional Budget Deal Includes Wins for Wildlife & Conservation

At a time when so many issues seem hopelessly entangled by the growing partisan divide, wildlife conservation is repeatedly emerging as one area for bipartisan consensus. Just this week, a …

Bison and Calf. Credit :Richard J. Baldes.

1st Wild Bison Calf Born on Wind River Reservation in More Than 130 Years

On Wednesday May 3, the first bison calf was born on the Wind River Reservation in well over 130 years. This momentous occasion follows the return of bison, traditionally called …

Repealing Measures to Control Pollution Won’t Bring Back Coal

A recent report from the Columbia Center on Global Energy Policy has found that Trump Administration efforts to repeal rules designed to clean the air and reduce the pollution that …

Six Surprising Ways Trees Support Wildlife

Wildlife and trees rely on each other. Birds build their nests in trees and hunt for insects to feed their babies among the branches. Squirrels also nest in trees, and …

Apalachicola River. Photo Credit: Matthew Godwin

Protecting the Apalachicola – A National Treasure

The Apalachicola River and its floodplain form an incredibly rich system of exceptional ecological importance.  The river is home to an astounding 131 species of fish, the largest number in …

Real Consequences of Climate Change in Peru

On a trip to Peru in March as part of NWF’s International Wildlife Conservation Team, I visited the place I called home for two years while serving as a Peace …

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WALKING FOR WILDLIFE AT THE PEOPLE’S CLIMATE MARCH

On Saturday, April 29th, tens of thousands of Americans will be coming together in Washington, DC for the People’s Climate March.  Members of the National Wildlife Federation will be marching …

elk. Photo Credit Erin Drake

A Guide: Starting Down the “Road to Rollbacks”

In March, the Trump Administration and the Department of the Interior released a back-to-back Executive Order and Secretarial Order  focused on four Interior Department rules for review and possible repeal. …

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