Conservation

VCIS helps conserve this beautiful landscape for communities and wildlife. Photo by VICS

Affiliate of the Week: Virgin Islands Conservation Society

Who We Are The Virgin Islands Conservation Society, Inc. (VICS), incorporated on June 4, 1968 is the oldest non-profit conservation organization in the U.S. Virgin Islands. VICS’ programs include environmental …

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A Voice for Wildlife in Politics

On March 3, 1961, President John F. Kennedy hosted a dedication ceremony for the new headquarters of the National Wildlife Federation in Washington, D.C., highlighting the national importance of protecting …

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Bringing Wildlife Photography to Life

There are some things you never forget when you truly experience nature around you. The rush of excitement, the smells, the sounds, who you were with — it cements itself into your memory. …

Pronghorn are one of many species dependent on sagebrush lands. Photo: Judith Kohler

Westerners Speak Out for Sage-grouse, Sagebrush Steppe

The ground-dwelling bird, not found anywhere else in the world, is a signature species of the ruggedly stunning sagebrush country. But, as sportsmen and women and other outdoor enthusiasts will tell you, …

A rooftop solar installation. Flickr photo by Intel Free Press.

States Should Move Forward with Clean Power Plan Compliance

Why? Because building a responsible, renewable energy economy is good for wildlife and good for the economy. It’s also our energy future. The Clean Power Plan is a critical step to …

This event recognizes Arkansans who go the "extra mile" to benefit the state's fish, wildlife, water, education and our natural resources to keep Arkansas as “The Natural State.” Photo by Mike Wintroath

Affiliate of the Week: Arkansas 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 across the country will be impacted by climate change, according to a new draft National Climate Assessment. Photo by William Wiley.

Realizing Leopold’s Land Ethic

“A land ethic, then, reflects the existence of an ecological conscience, and this in turn reflects a conviction of individual responsibility for the health of the land.”  – Aldo Leopold, A …

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Saving Moose from Carbon Pollution

The Latest Science Scientists are continuing to study moose populations to gain greater insights into how to best curb their decline. According to the New Hampshire Union Leader, researchers who …

Eagle. Photo by Airwolfhound via Flickr Creative Commons

Fighting for the Environment: Women Making History

March is Women’s History Month — a time to celebrate the accomplishments of women around the world who have made history in many fields, including art, science, politics, and conservation. Ensuring the …

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Setting the Woods on Fire

Two weekends ago I received the call I had been waiting for. The necessary weather elements—temperature and relative humidity, among other variables—had combined to create great conditions for a prescribed forest …

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