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Giving Bison More Room to Roam on the American Prairie

The American Prairie Reserve is working hard to build the largest nature reserve in the continental United States—and is currently proposing to restore wild bison on 250,000 acres of wild …

Nurture Nature and the Next Generation of Conservationists

  |   May 30, 2018

Let’s face it. Baby seals are irresistible. These freckled, whiskered, precious little pups turn up on beaches, shorelines, boat ramps and other unexpected places. How did they get there? Usually, …

A 4AM Fishing Adventure: Lessons from New York City’s Jamaica Bay

I wish all National Wildlife Federation members could have joined me on a recent spring fishing outing in New York City’s Jamaica Bay.  The restoration of one of the region’s most …

Three Ways to Take Action for Monarch Butterflies

  |   May 22, 2018

Did you know it takes an average of 29 milkweed plants to assure one adult monarch butterfly reaches adulthood? Monarch populations have fallen by 90 percent from habitat loss, pesticides, …

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Five Epic Family Wildlife Getaways

Are you looking for your next great trip, but want to stay close to home? Lucky for you the same places that wildlife call home are also fun, easy, and …

Four Vital Tips for Ethical Wildlife Photography

Imagine yourself, camera in hand, suddenly spotting a grazing elk, a hummingbird feeding its chicks, a grizzly charging a rival or a bumble bee gathering pollen. You want the shot, …

Schools in Delaware Are Making Big Strides

“Going Green has changed our school and the way our students learn and live.” Leona Williams, a fourth grade teacher at Forwood Elementary School in Wilmington, Delaware, reflects on how …

Celebrate National Bison Day!

Happy National Bison Day! Today is a celebration of the deep and fundamental role bison, our national mammal, plays in our history, cultures, and ecology. Not only do bison hold …

RECAP: 2017 PGM ONE Summit

Last month, my fellow National Wildlife Federation Mid-Atlantic Center colleague and Choose Clean Water Coalition Director Chanté Coleman and I had the pleasure of visiting Berkeley, California for the 2017 …

Camp During the Eclipse to See Some Really Wild Animal Behavior

On August 21, for the first time since 1918, a total solar eclipse will cross the United States from coast to coast. Along the path of totality, the moon will …

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