Conservation

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How Much Do You Know About Wildlife Crossings?

Most people use roads on a daily basis. Yet sadly, vehicles kill millions of birds, reptiles and mammals each year. Luckily, in more and more municipalities, new crossings – overpasses, underpasses and even …

Whooping Crane

A Win for the Whooping Crane’s Texas Home

The Texas coast is also the winter home of the last wild flock of whooping cranes. These majestic birds winter in and around the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge on San …

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World’s Largest Conservation Conference Celebrates Big Wins

The National Wildlife Federation’s International Wildlife Conservation team, Senior Climate Scientist, and Associate Director for the Pacific joined with our Hawai‘i state affiliate, Conservation Council for Hawai‘i, in representing the …

NEWF works to protect wildlife such as sandhill cranes

Affiliate of the Week: Nebraska 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 …

Help us #SaveLACougars like P22.  Photo from NPS

Helping Urban Wildlife in California

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 …

Petroglyphs at the Basin and Range National Monument in Nevada. Photo by Bob Wick, BLM

The Antiquities Act Under Attack

In the late 1800s, “pot-hunters” – private collectors and thieves – prowled the Southwest in search of artifacts and prehistoric sites, leaving behind a trail of looted dwellings, remains, and …

The Clean Power Plan’s Day in Court

Please help urge the courts to make the right decision for wildlife by retweeting the following tweet: Urging courts to make the right decision for #wildlife by upholding @EPA’s Clean …

Healthy oyster reefs are essential for many species of coastal fish and other wildlife, but today the oyster harvest in Apalachicola Bay is less than half the normal levels. Photo by Steven Gray/ Flickr

Progress Towards Restoring the Gulf for Wildlife

Now that BP and the other oil companies have settled with the states and the federal government, there is roughly $16 billion dollars available for restoration. But even this enormous sum …

"There is no American that should have to worry if the water coming out of their tap is safe. This is a basic American right." - Collin O'Mara, President & CEO of NWF

Flint Leaders to Congress: We Are Not Disposable People

Anytime you can’t turn on your faucet, it’s a crisis. Anytime people are scared of water, it’s a crisis. Anytime people are questioning their health and what’s happened to them …

Pigeon River. Photo from MUCC

AFFILIATE OF THE WEEK: Michigan United Conservation Clubs

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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