Conservation

Photo by Alexis Bonogofsky

After 131 years, Buffalo Return Home to the Wind River Reservation

This morning, I joined more than 200 people to witness the return of 10 buffalo to the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming – the first time buffalo have roamed these …

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A Thank You From P-22, Mountain Lion of Hollywood

Despite my celebrity status as the world’s most famous mountain lion, I am pretty much just an ordinary cougar. I spend most of my time cruising through my territory, looking …

Moose in Glacier National Park. Photo by Christine Haines, National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant

Beyond Politics: Important Decisions for Wildlife Conservation

Take the pledge here to vote for candidates this Election Day who stand with wildlife! Confronting Climate Change A warming world stresses wildlife and their habitat. We’ve recently witnessed severe forest fires, …

Conquest Beach before Living Shoreline
Photo: Rebecca Swerida, Maryland DNR

The Shores are Alive!

A collaboration between the National Wildlife Federation, Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Queen Anne’s County, the project is one of the first in the country to incorporate sea level …

Photo by Stephen C. Torbit

Boy-Zhan Bi-Den: Buffalo Return

What was most incredible was that the wildebeests represented only a small fraction of the buffalo population that once existed in North America. The largest ungulate migration in the world …

Opening day of waterfowl season at Fish Point State Game Area. Photo by David Kenyon

Affiliate of the Week: Mississippi 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 …

Photo by Curtis Carley/ USFWS

Long Road Ahead for Endangered Red Wolves

Facing an Uncertain Future While North Carolina’s Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge was the first release site with the reintroduction of four male-female pairs in 1987, the red wolf now …

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 …

[IMAGE: Adult sockeye; USFWS].

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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