Conservation

The furry feline’s massive paws allow it to hunt atop snowpack like a cat on snowshoes. Photo by Keith Williams/Flickr Creative Commons.

Making Moves: Canada Lynx in Vermont

This year has brought exciting insight into the distribution of Canada lynx in the Green Mountain State.  Having predominantly only been observed in the northeastern-most portion of the state, biologists now have …

Over 100 elected officials, members of the media and union labor representatives toured the Block Island wind farm. Photo by NWF

Offshore Wind: Protecting Wildlife and Creating Jobs

More than 3,000 offshore wind turbines can be found across the globe. Yet, until this year, there were none in America. Now, we eagerly await our country’s first five offshore …

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Cold-water Fish: our Contemporary “Canary in the Coal Mine”

In just the decade since the National Wildlife Federation released the report Fish Out of Water, the region’s cold-water fish have experienced extreme conditions that reflect what is likely to …

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Affiliate of the Week: Montana Wildlife Federation

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 …

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Restoring Grizzly Bears to the North Cascades

But significant political hurdles remain.   Even though recent polls show that there is overwhelming support from Washingtonians for grizzly bear recovery in the Cascades, the “culture” of living with …

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Effects of an Historic Climate Agreement

The threat to such things I hold dear turns my attention to the world stage. An historic agreement to address global climate change has been ratified by enough nations to go …

NRCM works to protect wildlife like moose in the state. Photo by Connie Eiceman, National Wildlife Photo Contest

Affiliate of the Week: Natural Resources Council of Maine

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 …

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Ding Darling: The Original Guardian of the Wild

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 …

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Can South America’s Forests withstand Agricultural Expansion?

Key actors gather in Canada for the 2016 Global Conference on Sustainable Beef to share work being done on enhancing the sustainability of the beef sector. Last week in Banff, …

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Wendy Williams Celebrates Urban Wildlife Week

Kicking off on October 16th, Urban Wildlife Week was created to put a spotlight on issues facing wildlife that share our cities and towns, and to raise awareness for the importance of …

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