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Support Malheur and America’s Wildlife Refuges: Buy a Duck Stamp!

As law enforcement officials pursue a peaceful resolution to situation at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in eastern Oregon, the National Wildlife Federation and its state affiliates urge all Americans …

Moose are one of the many wildlife species protected by the NAC's work to combat climate change. Photo by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Dick Forehand

This Week in NWF History: Protecting Our Natural Treasures

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 …

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Tongue River Railroad Roar Comes to a Screeching Halt

On a recent crystalline cold, moonlit night, I was driving east on Montana Highway 12 to Helena, the state capital. Like many highways, Highway 12 winds through the Little Blackfoot …

A manatee nurses her calf in the warm waters of the Three Sister's Spring. Photo by John Muhilly.

Clean Water Rule Safeguards Streams

Small streams eventually become big rivers. That’s the commonsense principle behind the new Clean Water Rule, which will restore Clean Water Act protections to smaller streams and nearby wetlands. This …

The panel discusses during NWF’s side event connecting private sector commitments and REDD+ to decrease deforestation. Photo by Emily Becker

NWF Hosts Deforestation Events in Paris

As we have updated over the past 2 weeks, the National Wildlife Federation had a team in Paris for COP21, the United Nations’ Climate Change Conference. This year’s COP was a big …

Our Call for an Ambitious Global Climate Agreement Has Been Answered

On Saturday, we witnessed history being made as high-level representatives from nearly 200 countries at the United Nations Climate Conference (COP21) approved a monumental agreement to curb climate change. The …

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12 Wins for Wildlife YOU Made Possible in 2015

Looking back at 2015, I’m incredibly proud of wins we achieved together for America’s wildlife. With friends of wildlife like you by our side, we helped restore more wild bison …

This way to an ambitious climate agreement! Photo by David Burns

Join the Call for an Ambitious Global Climate Agreement in Paris

The international climate negotiations in Paris are rapidly approaching a critical juncture, when leaders from nearly 200 countries will decide whether we leave with the first comprehensive global agreement to …

Elk. Photo by National Wildlife Photo contest entrant Sandee Harraden

A Fund Worth Conserving

Voices from the Field: Sportsmen Speak Out I grew up in the great state of New Jersey – not exactly a place that comes to mind for outstanding outdoor opportunities …

Rail lines that could carry tar sands run along Lake Champlain's shores.  Photo by Jim Murphy

Study Shows Tar Sands Oil Has No Place in the Northeast

In the wake of two of the worst onshore oil spills in U.S. history, a newly issued report by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) confirms what the tragic spills in …

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