Conservation

Lilly pads in Elm Lake, Brazos Bend State Park. Photo by Charles Kruvand

Desalination Could Harm Texas Bays

Overuse of water by humans and the drought of 2011 – 2015 endangered fish, shell fish and game by slowing the flow of freshwater into the bays. Then, earlier this …

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Governor Bullock’s Energy Future Blueprint Is a Step Forward for Wildlife

At first glance, it might not seem like there’s much of a correlation between energy development and wildlife conservation. But dig in just a little bit and a whole bunch …

One of many United Kingdom offshore wind farms. Photo by London Array Limited

MA Makes Nation’s Largest Offshore Wind Power Commitment!

Things are moving quickly! Click here for the latest offshore wind power updates.  This is great news for wildlife, and for all of us counting on our leaders to take …

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Affiliate of the Week: North Dakota 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 …

The New Madrid Floodway provides habitat for wildlife like deer. Photo by Chris Young

Stop this Threat to the Mississippi River

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 …

Algal blooms are a recurring problem in Florida. Here, algae coats a marina in 2012. Wikimedia photo.

Sportsmen To Congress: Protect America’s Everglades

The scene in South Florida this summer sounds like one out of a horror movie, but it’s all too real for Florida’s residents, sportsmen, and wildlife. Thick, smelly layers of …

Federal coal leasing reforms are critical for a just transition to cleaner, more responsible energy sources.  Photo: Jim Murphy

Reforms Needed to Protect Wildlife from Coal Leasing on Public Lands

We stand at a pivotal moment for coal development and public lands.  As our energy sector rapidly shifts from dirty fuel sources to cleaner, safer ones, we have a chance …

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Maryland Offshore Wind – Coming Soon!

On a sweltering July afternoon, cool ocean breezes sound amazing. Soon Maryland residents can count on those offshore winds as a source of clean, renewable power for the Free State. …

Chesapeake Bay

The Key to Conservation Is Not What You Think

The conservation field is chock-full of significant challenges like cleaning up polluted waterways and curtailing air pollution. In the case of the NWF-hosted Choose Clean Water Coalition, for which I …

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Finally! America’s First Offshore Wind Power Project Nears Completion

The moment America begins harnessing the power of offshore wind – a critical climate change solution – is finally just weeks away. On Monday, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo passionately …

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