Conservation

Yellowstone bison. Photo by Steve Woodruff

Yellowstone, Tribes Offer Bison a Better Future

Year after year, many of the bison forced by deep snows to migrate out of Yellowstone National Park are trapped by government employees, herded into trucks and sent to slaughterhouses. …

Bighorn sheep. Photo by John Bielak

NWF Increases Bighorn Sheep Recovery Efforts

Last year, the National Wildlife Federation launched a new initiative to protect imperiled bighorn sheep in the west. While bighorn sheep numbers historically were estimated at 2 million nationwide, due …

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This Week in NWF History: The Founding of a Conservation Legacy

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 history …

Black-footed ferret. Photo by Steve Bender

Affiliate of the Week: Kansas 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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Climate Change is Having a Big Impact on Small Mammals

Climate change has arrived. The years of waiting and watching for the changes we were told to expect are over. We have seen drought, sea level rise, and melting glaciers. …

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NWF “Moosing” Presidential Hopefuls in New Hampshire

New Hampshire’s moose are in big trouble, as are many other species of wildlife suffering from extreme impacts of climate change. As the New Hampshire presidential primary rhetoric ramps up, the …

Canada Lynx (photo credit: Flickr user Jeremiah John McBride

Another Win for Wildlife: Request to Stay the Clean Power Plan Rejected

The good news for wildlife keeps coming. On January 21, a three judge panel on the United State Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia rejected requests from states …

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Affiliate of the Week: North Carolina 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 showcases the dedicated …

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This Week in NWF History: Saving Coastal Fisheries and Habitat

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 history …

Bison. Photo donated by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Esther Gonzalez

Restoring Our National Mammal: Wild Bison in Yellowstone

After years of work by the National Wildlife Federation and other groups, Montana Governor Steve Bullock has decided to allow bison to roam freely on thousands of acres around Yellowstone …

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