November, 2019

Eco-Schools USA December/January Newsletter

“The values we care about the deepest, and the movements within society that support those values, command our love. When those things that we care about so deeply become endangered, … Read more

5 Reasons We Must Keep Roads Out of Our Last Wild Lands

There are some places in the United States that are too special to be carved up by roads. These are wild, untamed swaths of public lands where birds can fly, … Read more

Menhaden: Why We Should Be Thankful for this Tiny Fish

Breaking: In a winter win for wildlife, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross instituted a moratorium on Atlantic menhaden in the Chesapeake Bay after years of overfishing by Omega Protein. This … Read more

Protecting Bighorn Sheep in the Elk Range of Colorado

Rising high above the towns of Aspen, Carbondale and Marble, Colorado is the Elk Range, some of the highest and most rugged mountains in the United States. There are the … Read more

Unnatural Disasters Map 2.0: Interactive Map Illustrates Growing Climate Impacts

Today, the National Wildlife Federation launches the second iteration of an interactive story map to illustrate where natural disasters, many of which are exacerbated by climate change, have hit in … Read more

Estuaries Benefit from 20 New Projects to Restore the Gulf of Mexico

The 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill devastated wildlife and ecosystems in the Gulf of Mexico. In an effort to restore the area, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation just announced … Read more

Turkeys! A Success Story That’s Nothing to Gobble At

The 2019 State of the Birds report shows nearly 30 percent of all North American birds have disappeared in the last 50 years with steep declines in every habitat. We … Read more

A Clean & Wildlife-Friendly Energy Future for The Garden State

The urgency of the climate crisis was felt at the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, where former Vice-President Al Gore joined New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy in his announcement … Read more

Water for Wood Storks

Florida’s wading bird nesting season is about to begin! From December to July, wood storks – as well as roseate spoonbills, egrets, ibis, and herons – flock to South Florida … Read more

Protecting “The Great River”

The Ohio River flows over 981 miles of terrain—meandering from Pittsburgh to Illinois where it eventually merges with the mighty Mississippi. Derived from the Iroquois word “O-Y-O” meaning “the great … Read more

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