Conservation

hunt's bumble bee

Restricting Problem Insecticides to Protect Bees and other Pollinators

Pollinators are an important part of the world’s biodiversity and food system. In the process of feeding on flowering plants for nectar, pollinators (including bees, wasps, butterflies, and other animals) …

monarch on native milkweed

Wildlife Win for Protecting Monarch Butterfly Habitat

We/you spoke up, and Congress listened! A Senate committee was headed for a crucial vote next week on S. 517, a bill that would have weakened clean air protections and …

Montréal Mayor Makes Magnificent Commitment to Help Save the Monarch Butterfly

The Mayor of Montréal, Denis Coderre, became the first mayor in Québec to take the Mayors’ Monarch Pledge. Montréal is by far the largest city to take the pledge in Canada …

humpback whale

Atlantic Menhaden: A Feast for Whales

Rockaway, Queens, is a small peninsula wholly contained within New York City.  It’s hardly a place you would expect to be a hotbed of wildlife activity.  Yet, due to a …

Delmarva fox squirrel

The Regulatory Accountability Act: A New Threat to Wildlife

As Americans travel for summer vacation, they expect safe picnic food, clean, swimmable and fishable rivers, and clear scenic vistas. Yet, the U.S. Senate could soon consider the Regulatory Accountability …

Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity to Restore a National Treasure

Collin O’Mara is the President and CEO of the National Wildlife Federation Kyle Peterson is the Executive Director of the Walton Family Foundation Imagine if your state was suffering the …

Prairie

Milkweed for Monarchs in the Sunflower State

Imagine the prairies of Kansas once again filled with thousands of monarchs migrating south! Recently, multiple agencies and groups in Kansas gathered for the first Monarch Summit to join the …

Win for Wildlife: Louisiana Approves Master Restoration Plan

The Mississippi River Delta in Louisiana is home to some of North America’s highest concentrations of wildlife. From the beloved Louisiana black bear to Louisiana’s answer to the flamingo, the …

A Win for Collaborative Conservation in the Northeast!

This blog is part of a series highlighting a dune restoration and beach access improvement project that NWF and its partners are engaged in on Plum Island in Newburyport, Massachusetts. It’s always …

Bighorn sheep photo by Beth Stewart

Bighorn Sheep Recovery Program

Brian Kurzel and Kit Fischer recently had the opportunity to educate Colorado supporters about the National Wildlife Federation’s new program to recover bighorn sheep in the state. The event was …

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