April, 2015

Saving the Beach to Save the Red Knot

For some, New Jersey is paved, industrial, and polluted, but for the red knot, New Jersey is life or death. Each year the red knot makes an awe-inspiring migration of …

Finding a Fawn: What To Do

Every springtime, the National Wildlife Federation gets numerous emails and phone calls from concerned people asking the following question: “I found an abandoned fawn! Where can I take it?” The answer …

What Else Could Taxpayers Get For $165 Million?

Wednesday is Tax Day. Across the country, millions of Americans are sitting down and taking stock of exactly how much we owe the IRS. Most Americans don’t want the federal …

Canada Fails to Protect Wood Bison Herd from Tar Sands

As we await the President’s anticipated rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline, new information on iconic wood bison further demonstrates how tar sands oil harms wildlife every step of the way. In …

Small but Mighty: Streams and Wetlands that Matter

Marshes, wetlands, intermittent streams, and even some lakes fill from rainwater or snowmelt then empty through evaporation—coming and going throughout the year. These small but mighty habitats filter out pollution, …

Bighorn sheep butting heads by Daryl Hunter.

Arizona Seeks To Modernize Renewable Energy Development

Arizona Representatives Paul Gosar and Ann Kirkpatrick have been holding joint town halls as part of an ongoing effort to set aside partisan politics and provide a unified voice on …

Otter Swimming with Plastic Bottle

A NYC Eco-Schools Teacher Helps Her Classroom Go Plastic-Free

The environment did not start out as a curriculum objective. It happened as a result of the principal’s insistence on integrating current events into our lessons. Different themes and concerns arose …

Why You Should Use No Till and Cover Crops This Planting Season

It’s that time of year again when farmers’ hearts begin to beat a little faster in anticipation of the spring planting rush. Across rural America, farmers excitedly prepare tractors and planters, finalize …

Saving Salmon in California: A Native Perspective

A note from NWF’s California Director Beth Pratt: California Conservation Corp crew members and their leader John Griffith have embraced NWF’s Certified Wildlife Habitat program and certified their Ukiah campus, …

First School in Texas to Earn National Award for Sustainability Initiatives!

Congratulations Small Green Tech Academy! Clint Small Middle School’s Green Tech Academy located in Austin, Texas is modeling the way for other schools to go “green”! Since opening in 1999, …

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