March, 2009

NWF President: “We’re All in This Struggle Together”

There’s a new post on the General Motors blog from a surprising guest blogger — National Wildlife Federation President & CEO Larry Schweiger. So why why is the head of … Read more

Help NWF Win $200,000 To Change Climate Change!

Cast your vote to help the National Wildlife Federation bring YOUR voice to the table. It doesn’t really need saying that America is home to many diverse communities.  We’re a KitchenAid … Read more

Relieve Your Cabin Fever

Spring and summer are my favorite seasons. I love the smells and warm weather they bring. And although winter is not cold and dreary all over the country (some people … Read more

Wildlife Watch and the Year of Astronomy

Did you know that 2009 is the International Year of Astronomy? This year was chosen because 2009 is the 400th anniversary of two major astronomical milestones. In 1609, Galileo first … Read more

A Second Chance for Millions of Acres of Public Lands

Last week, I visited Piney Point Park in Maryland. It was cold and a little rainy, but it was also truly memorable to see bald cypress trees whose roots grew … Read more

Guest Blog: Bringing the Purchasing Power of the Campus to Bear: A Word from Our Partners

Ria Knapp is campaign coordinator for Climate Counts and a recent Boston University graduate. During her college years, Ria’s fervor for the outdoors turned into a passion for finding ways … Read more

Know Thy Building: Paradoxes in Heating and Cooling on Campus

To save energy and reduce your carbon footprint, you turn the thermostat down in the winter and up in the summer, right?  This is true in a small building such … Read more

Forestry Schools Trade Pat Equations for Critical Thought

From the outside, the forestry field may seem simple: cutting down trees (bad), preventing trees from being cut down (good) and planting more (also good).  But the reality of forestry … Read more

We Promise Wildlife on Martha Stewart, Tuesday, March 17th

National Wildlife Federation naturalist David Mizejewski will be on The Martha Stewart Show tomorrow to celebrate National Wildlife Week March 16-20. Dave will be corralling some cute animals onstage, including … Read more

Count Down to Spring

If your family is like mine, you’re counting down the days till spring begins officially on March 21. But this month delights in unpredictable weather. Lion or lamb? How did … Read more