December, 2010

New Book Celebrates the “Living Waters of Texas”

Two National Wildlife Federation staff members have essays in a new book that celebrates Texas waters.

Marcia Ball at Oil Spill Fundraiser

Marcia Ball and the Austin Cajun Aces Headline Oil Spill Fundraiser

The National Wildlife Federation’s South Central Regional Center was pleased to host a concert fundraiser for our Gulf Oil Spill Restoration Fund at Central Market in Austin recently. More than …

How does the Clean Air Act affect your life?

In honor of the 40th birthday of the Clean Air Act, I decided to figure out how much air I breathe.  It seemed an easy way to see how important …

pronghorn, corridor, migration

Know Your NWF: The Corridor Connection

When 19th-century American conservationists first set out to protect wild places, they created parks, national forests and various types of wildlife sanctuaries in relatively small patches. Despite their best intentions, …

“Let’s Move Outside!” Picking Up Steam at White House

I attended the White House physical activity briefing and was joined by about 100 others who support this key pillar of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative.

UPDATE – U.S. Must Account for Dirty Tar Sands at Climate Talks

As the negotiations in Cancun begin to churn, the split personality of the U.S. State Department threatens to undermine further trust in the U.S. negotiation position. At the nexus of …

7 Myths About Old Man Winter

Is every snowflake really unique? Do the days really get shorter? Can you really “catch cold” outside?

Rufous Hummingbird by David M. Schindler

Bird of the Week: Rufous Hummingbird

  About a week before Thanksgiving, fellow science writer Rick Borchelt spotted a “way out of season and way out of range” rufous hummingbird feasting at his backyard sugar-water feeder …

PlaNYC wins EPAward

EPA announced it’s “Smart Growth” awards for livability in cities and towns. New York City’s PlaNYC took the top award.

NWF's Maura Wood examines oil in the marsh.

Removing Oil From Marshes Not Without Risk

Since the start of the Gulf oil disaster, the emergence of oil into the marshes of Louisiana has been one of the most pressing environmental concerns. Currents and high tides …

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