December, 2011

A Resolution Good for the Whole Family: 5 Tips for Spending More Time Outdoors

I have to start by saying that New Year’s resolutions aren’t really my thing. All too often my resolutions hit the dust bin after the first or second week of …

NH Scientists Speaking Up

Today, 50 scientists from New Hampshire released a letter urging candidates for public office to: “acknowledge the overwhelming balance of evidence for the underlying causes of climate change, to support …

From Yellowstone to Yosemite: My Top Ten Wildlife Encounters of 2011

As a child who grew up reading Ranger Rick and watching Wild Kingdom, I cherish any wildlife I encounter. I’ve been lucky enough to live in Yellowstone, where I viewed …

Mid-Week Refresh: It’s a Wonderful World

As we say goodbye to 2011, remind yourself of the “bright blessed days” and the “dark sacred nights” on this beautiful planet.

The Top 10 Dumbest Things Congress Did in 2011 (And…

How bad was 2011 for America’s wildlife, air, water, land and public health? After taking 191 anti-conservation votes, even the House of Representatives’ own members called it “the most anti-environment House …

2012 Budget a Victory for Great Lakes, Wildlife

One of the greatest wildlife success stories in the Great Lakes involves the recovery of whitefish in the Detroit River. A food staple for centuries for Native American and European …

Weekly News Roundup – December 23, 2011

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: Historic Limits on Toxic Mercury Become Final December 21 …

Guest Post: Sportsman Grateful to EPA for Reducing Mercury Pollution

Ed Perry is an aquatic biologist who retired in 2002 after a 30-year career with the US Fish and Wildlife Service, where he supervised the section responsible for protecting streams …

Polar bear family in a snowstorm

Canada, from Green to Gray

There was a time when Canada, symbolized by the maple leaf, was a “green,” environmentally conscientious neighbor. Remember, in the 1980s, Canada came knocking on America’s door, rightfully demanding that …

“Secret” Report Reveals Cover-Up of Wildlife, Health Threats from Canada’s Tar Sands

A Canadian government report labeled “secret”and withheld from public view outlines the extreme risk that oil development of the vast tar sands fields in Alberta poses to people and wildlife. …

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