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How the Clean Water Act Protects the River of Grass

10/15/2012 // By Glenn Watkins

“The miracle of light pours over the green and brown expanse of saw grass and of water, shining and slow-moving below, the grass and water that is the meaning and the central fact of the Everglades of Florida. It is […] Read more >

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Happy 40th Anniversary Clean Water Act!

10/15/2012 // By Robyn Fischer

This Thursday, we celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Clean Water Act. This landmark act has ensured, and will continue to ensure, that America’s waters are fishable, swimmable, and drinkable. Since its inception, the Clean Water Act has logged numerous successes: […] Read more >

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Wind River Tribes Unite to Return Yellowstone Bison to Their Native Homeland

9/14/2012 // By Guest Author

This is a guest post by Jason Baldes, a member of NWF’s Tribal Lands Advisory Council.  This week, a huge step was taken in the decades-long effort to restore Yellowstone bison to tribal lands. On the heels of the recent […] Read more >

Larry Gibson.  Photo Credit: Vivian Stockman, Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition

The Passing of Larry Gibson

9/11/2012 // By Larry Schweiger

I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Larry Gibson.  Larry was a courageous leader and advocate for the stopping of mountaintop removal mining.  I visited with Larry last year and found him to be courageous, down to […] Read more >

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Moose Photographer Captures Majestic Species

9/5/2012 // By Jennifer Janssen

The first time Rick Libbey saw a moose, it was on a trip that a friend took him on to a remote cabin in the woods of Maine–something he had never done before, but that would change the course of […] Read more >

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My Instagram Diary: Backstage Pass to the Today Show

7/27/2012 // By Marine Jaouen

Inside Rockefeller Plaza, the lights are on, the cameras are cued, and the producers are laughing on the set of The Today Show. The crew jokes between tapings (even making fun of the more frivolous segments) and it’s refreshing to […] Read more >

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Black Bears are On the Move in Vermont

6/7/2012 // By Christine Dorsey

When I moved to Vermont from Washington, DC a few years back, I was excited by the notion of living close to wildlife. We have a wonderful array of creatures big and small in the Green Mountain State, and thankfully, […] Read more >

And the Winner of the 2012 Garden for Wildlife Month Meme Contest is…

6/1/2012 // By Megan Blevins

Congratulations to Angie Scharnhorst! She is the winner of the 2012 Garden for Wildlife Month Meme contest! Angie submitted a very “foxy” meme that made the judges “frolic.” Winning Meme Till next time… Thanks to everyone who entered the contest– […] Read more >

Monte Sano Civic Assoc, Pres. Marylynn Perry, Roxanne Paul & Team Leader Susan "Soos" Weber proudly display certificate. Photo by Jerry Green.

Monte Sano, Huntsville, Alabama celebrates Community Wildlife Habitat Certification

5/21/2012 // By Roxanne Paul

It seemed only appropriate that the community of Monte Sano in Huntsville, Alabama chose Earth Day to celebrate their recent certification as the first National Wildlife Federation Community Wildlife Habitat® in the state. Monte Sano is a community of 1600 people named […] Read more >

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NWF, Wendy Williams and Baby Animals

5/1/2012 // By David Mizejewski

If you’re a fan of Wendy Williams’ syndicated talk show, or saw her on Dancing With the Stars, you know that she’s a larger-than-life personality.  As a regular guest on The Wendy Williams Show, and the first to bring on […] Read more >