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Ready for March Madness? Let’s Take a Look at Another Fab Five…

3/1/2012 // By Marisa Tricas

In the spirit of March Madness, let’s remember the legacy created by a sports revolution. From the University of Michigan, the Fabulous Five, Chris Webber, Jalen Rose, Juwan Howard, Jimmy King and Ray Jackson, changed the game of college basketball […] Read more >

BP Refuses to Halt Production as Refinery Explodes

2/18/2012 // By Nic Callero

BP again puts workers at risk as fire explodes at     Washington’s largest oil refinery. As we near the two year anniversary of BP’s Deepwater Horizon explosion, the worst environmental disaster in our nation’s history, one has to wonder if BP […] Read more >

Virginia’s Community Colleges are going green

12/16/2011 // By Kristy Jones

The Virginia Community College System hosted its annual Hire Education conference, Extreme Innovation – Workforce Edition, last week at The Homestead in Hot Springs, Virginia. More than 400 workforce development faculty and other professionals gathered to network and share best practices of […] Read more >

Loose Limits on Ships Loose Invasive Species on Great Lakes

12/14/2011 // By Neil Kagan

On December 8th, the federal government unveiled its plan to protect the Great Lakes from the scourge of invasive species.  Unfortunately, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed limits on ships’ discharges of ballast water that are too loose to prevent […] Read more >

Habitat restoration and conservation, how students and staff are protecting space for wildlife at 3 U.S. campuses

12/13/2011 // By Kristy Jones

National Wildlife Federation’s 2011 campus sustainability case studies are online now at www.nwf.org/campuscasestudies. The following is the third in a series of blog posts to highlight some of the notable projects and trends represented in our database. Davidson College in […] Read more >

Great Blue Heron covered in oil from the Enbridge oil spill in Kalamazoo, Michigan

Why Storytelling Will Save Wildlife

12/8/2011 // By Becky Lentz

  The definition of an epiphany (or one definition) is “a sudden manifestation of the essence or meaning of something”.  How I love a good epiphany.  Mine usually begin like this, “Oh my gosh, I am right and you are […] Read more >

Big Changes for Santa Claus

11/28/2011 // By Melinda Koslow

HO HO HO! Santa Claus is coming to town in just a few weeks. As we, hopefully, behave well to make the “nice” list and bake our delicious cookies to be left with milk, I wanted to take a moment […] Read more >

Weekly News Roundup – October 21, 2011

10/21/2011 // By Aislinn Maestas

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: A First for Education: Reauthorized ESEA to Include Environmental Literacy October 21 – The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and […] Read more >

Treehouse Removal Could Threaten Kids’ Health

10/14/2011 // By Mary Burnette

A father in Fairfax County, where the National Wildlife Federation is headquartered, recently received word that the treehouse he built for his sons, ages 9 and11, violated county zoning laws and would have to come down. Seems the $1,400 tree house, […] Read more >

Climate Change: What Is At Stake For Wildlife?

10/11/2011 // By Christopher Hilke

With climate science so often in the news these days, I am happy to report on the National Wildlife Federation Northeast Regional Center’s work to protect wildlife and our special places from the impacts of climate change. I am more […] Read more >