Conservation

Funds Flowing Seven Years After The Deepwater Horizon Oil Disaster

Today marks seven long years since the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster began to unfold. Eleven men were lost in the initial explosion and oil flowed into the Gulf of Mexico …

Finding Common Ground to Protect Plum Island’s Coastline

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.  How …

Making a Difference for the Gulf of Mexico

The National Wildlife Federation recently released a new interactive, online report – Making the Most of Restoration: Priorities for a Recovering Gulf. This report stresses the importance of restoring the Gulf’s …

5 Ways Restoring the Gulf’s Estuaries Will Help Wildlife  

The Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded seven years ago—April 20th, 2010. The restoration process, however, is really just getting started. Payments from BP’s 2016 settlement become available for the first …

Save Wildlife: Join the Virtual Wildlife Climate March!

Today, wildlife need our help more than ever. Species throughout our nation – including moose, sea turtles, and polar bears — are suffering and dying from rising temperatures and sea …

Climate Policy Rollbacks Create Disasters, Not Jobs

President Trump claimed that last week’s Executive Order rolling back climate progress will create jobs for coal miners, but what it really creates is more flooding for coastal communities and …

Sunrise on Block Island Wind Farm

Why we are fighting for offshore wind power

For years, the National Wildlife Federation has called on our leaders in Washington and coastal states to seize the abundant clean energy potential in the wind off our shores. Until December …

Climate Curious Crowd Descends Upon Denver

New community leaders emerged when Vice President Al Gore and the Climate Reality Project held their largest training yet, thanks to a new sense of urgency Denver, CO – As …

Four Steps to More Resilient Coasts

What’s holding back conservation? Over the past year the National Wildlife Federation’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Center has been asking this question to over 250 stakeholders from New York to Virginia involved …

Bowie Gardens for Wildlife

More than 75 residents, neighbors, and friends gathered at City Hall in Bowie, Maryland this past December to celebrate the community’s seven year journey to become a Certified Community Wildlife …

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