October, 2015

The Remarkable Wildlife of California’s National Wildlife Refuges

This week NWF is celebrating National Wildlife Refuge Week. Wildlife refuges are some of the most important protected areas for wildlife in the country. In California, there’s no shortage of …

Hardrock Mine Pollution: Environmental Hits Just Keep Coming

The fouling of the Animas and other rivers by 3 million gallons of toxic wastewater from an old inactive gold mine in the Colorado mountains in August was dramatic and …

Monarch Heroes Taking Flight in Texas

Monarch Heroes Program Launched in 15 schools in Texas  To help build awareness and reverse monarch decline in Texas, NWF launched our Monarch Heroes Program with the Austin and Houston …

Reject KXL Before Threat of More Destruction to Habitat and More Wasteful Expenses

TransCanada announced that it has given up an effort to obtain approval for a route through Nebraska for its proposed Keystone XL pipeline using a Nebraska state law that is …

Least Terns: Life on the Edge

Least terns live life on the edge. Only nine inches long and packing just 1.5 ounces of muscle and feather, they are aptly named. Despite their size, they are prodigious …

Sportsmen and Women Speak Up for the Gulf

Next year, the National Wildlife Federation will celebrate its 80th year as a leader in conservation and as an advocate for wildlife and wild spaces. In the beginning, there was …

monarchs on goldenrod

Postcard from Cape Monarch

Crossing the Delaware Bay on my way to New Jersey yesterday, migrating monarchs were flying past the ferry, and I was lucky enough to land at the same time as …

This Week’s Trend: Water and Wildlife

Clean water is important for all: wildlife, habitats, and communities. Therefore, we are excited to see lots of positive action about water this week! Let’s dive into the latest news: NWF’s Lawsuit Win …

Meet Five Species Counting on the Greater Sage-grouse

Wind blows across the vast open space, sweeping the sweet scent of sage through the air. A herd of pronghorn swiftly move across the landscape, stopping now and then to …

Who’s Got Game? 7 Places Outdoorsmen Should Visit This Fall

As autumn continues, fall hunting and fishing season begins in many places across the country. Some wildlife populations have rebounded after the spring, and wildlife are on the move to …

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