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Restoring Longleaf Pine on Agricultural Land Benefits Wildlife

Restoring longleaf pine savannas of the southeastern United States benefits some of the world’s most diverse plant communities and wildlife species. When forests are managed with the traditionally open canopy …

Photo credit Joel Lucks

Sportsmen Call for Governor to Restore Louisiana Coast

In January, the National Wildlife Federation’s Vanishing Paradise program, joined by 124 outdoor businesses and groups, sent a letter to new Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards asking that he stand …

Bull elk group. Photo by Wyoming Wildlife Federation

Affiliate of the Week: Wyoming 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 …

Browns Canyon. Photo by Bureau of Land Management

Congressional Inaction Fuels Frustration in the West

Thankfully, the armed standoff at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge is over. But make no mistake, the larger debate over the control and management of America’s public lands rages on. Many …

Green sea turtle. Photo donated by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Tyler MacDonald

Ridley Me This, Sea Turtle

Imagine you’re underwater swimming in the Gulf of Mexico, looking for wildlife. Can you guess what sea turtle species is swimming by based on these riddles? (Answer is in the …

Moose are already suffering significant declines likely due to climate change in several northern states. Photo by Daniel D'Auria.

What the Clean Power Plan Stay Means

Recent news from the Supreme Court that it was staying the current Administration’s Clean Power Plan was certainly a disappointment. However, it is important to realize what the stay order does …

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Protecting Delaware’s Coast

Millions of dollars have been spent by the state of Delaware restoring beach dune systems and coastal marshes. From recreational areas like boardwalks at Rehoboth and Bethany Beach, to the …

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5 Reasons This Should Be the Next National Monument

Our public lands are under threat. From the takeover of Malheur National Refuge, to land seizures out west, to gas pipelines fragmenting the east, it’s been a rough couple of …

Rosebud County. Photo by Alexis Bonogofsky

Moving Away From Coal to Help Wildlife

After decades of being the bully in the realm of American fuels, things aren’t going so well for the big coal companies. A string of recent market events has them …

Over 140,000 visitors have visited the Alabama Nature Center to participate in school field-trips and hands-on outdoor learning adventures. Photo by AWF

Affiliate of the Week: Alabama 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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