July, 2011

10 Reasons Congress Should Not Rush Proposed Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline

While the Yellowstone River is still being cleaned after a 42,000 gallon ExxonMobil pipeline spill earlier this month and on the year anniversary of a 840,000 gallon Enbridge pipeline spill …

Pika

A Pika Running Over my Foot, Misguided Frog Mating, and Other Lurid Tales from a Hike in Yosemite

“Bully!” as Teddy Roosevelt would have exclaimed, seems the most appropriate way to describe my perfect day hiking in Yosemite National Park last week. I wandered for an afternoon in …

Weekly News Roundup – July 22, 2011

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s National Wildlife Federation news: Keystone XL Meetings Should Focus on Toxics …

Offshore Wind is a Wise Investment

America’s offshore wind resources are immense, and it is time to get serious about bringing this significant, domestic clean energy source ashore.  National Wildlife Federation applauds Senators Carper (D-DE) and …

No fences: I think the Coyotes and Bobcats keep the Deer scared (good view of Camel's Hump too)

Gardening for Wildlife and People

I love gardening. Some of my fondest childhood memories are of my father and I working together in the garden on Long Island, New York. I even weeded the garden …

Over 630,000 Support Strong EPA Mercury Pollution Limits. How Many Is That?

http://www.nwf.org/News-and-Magazines/Media-Center/News-by-Topic/Global-Warming/2011/07-19-11-More-Than-600000-Americans-Support-Strong-Mercury-Pollution-Safeguards.aspx Enough to fill the Boston Red Sox’s Fenway Park nearly 17 times, or the New England Patriots’ Gillette Stadium 9 times. Enough to fill the football stadiums at Michigan …

Asian Carp: Not Grandma’s Type of Fish

Early memories of fishing with our grandma included regular warnings to never eat the carp! As a child, the actively agile carp was a tough fish to get into the …

Join the Reclaim Earth March in Ann Arbor this Fall!

Youth across the state of Michigan are traveling to Ann Arbor this fall to march for the safety and future of our planet. Join them this September 18th at the …

Hope for Coastal Louisiana: Reconnecting the Mississippi with its Delta

This post was written by Dr. Alisha Renfro, a coastal scientist with NWF working on the Mississippi River Delta restoration in coastal Louisiana. She has Ph.D. in Marine and Atmospheric …

Bald Eagle - NWF/John C Moerk

Oiled Bald Eagle Among Yellowstone River Oil Spill Victims

As fish show signs of stress, a live oiled bald eagle has been spotted in Montana’s Yellowstone River oil spill zone, along with a dead owl and several dead ducks covered in oil.

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