Conservation

ECRI's work helps conserve habitat for wildlife such as the black-crowned night heron

Affiliate of the Week: Environment Council of Rhode Island

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 …

To ensure the health of prairie ecosystems, we need to restore wild bison.

Wildlife that Depend on Wild Bison

When bison roam the prairie, multiple species benefit in surprising ways. Learn about some of the species that are better off with bison: Prairie dogs When bison graze, they leave behind …

The United Kingdom's Greater Gabbard wind farm (flickr/DECCgovuk)

Massachusetts Moves Toward Launching U.S. Offshore Wind

There’s a long road ahead for this bill and plenty of room for improvement, but first, let’s take a moment to acknowledge the significance of this major step forward. For …

Tiger shark in Hawai'i. Photo by Christopher McDonough

Affiliate of the Week: Conservation Council for Hawai‘i

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 …

Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm in the North Sea (flickr/UK Department of Energy and Climate Change)

Landmark Moment for Offshore Wind Power in New York

U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced a competitive auction for more than 81,000 acres of federal waters for offshore wind energy development. She stated that “this is …

SCWF works to protect longleaf pine habitat. Photo by Steve Moore

Affiliate of the Week: South 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 …

Wildlife like ducks rely on clean water. Photo by  Joyce E Kleven, National Wildlife Photo Contest

Working for Clean Water

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 …

great blue heron

Protect This Region from Tar Sands Oil

In addition to the risks of millions of gallons of explosive, dangerous fracked Bakken crude oil rolling over a decrepit rail line and bridges on the shores of Lake Champlain, …

Dunlin. Photo by Taj Schottland/NWF

Saving Shorebirds from a Changing Climate

Changes in the climate are threatening the existence of a small species of migratory shorebird. According to startling new research published last week in Science Magazine and National Geographic, red …

Vieques National Wildlife Refuge. Photo by USFWS

Vieques Wildlife Refuge Saved from Auction Block

The decision by members of Congress to leave the Vieques National Wildlife Refuge intact benefits thousands of wildlife species, some of which are not found anywhere else on earth. This …

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