January, 2021

Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary

Celebrating the Expansion of Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary

The Flower Garden Banks—ecological gems in the Gulf of Mexico located about 100 miles off the coasts of Texas and Louisiana—kicked off 2021 with reason to celebrate: an expanded National …

A field in the Chesapeake Bay

Growing A Sustainable Future for Agriculture

Agriculture is inextricably tied to the future of people and wildlife. Working lands – the farms, ranches, and forests that we depend on for food and fiber – make up …

A group of pronghorn antelope in front of a Wyoming mountainscape

Mapping Invisible Barriers: A Frontier in Conservation

Humans have impacted and altered landscapes in enumerable ways, but fencing is a significant aspect of our collective footprint that is often overlooked. Fences are so common across the globe …

Sage grouse flying across a clear blue background

A primer on the federal oil and gas leasing pause

Our public lands are critical for wildlife habitat, for delivering clean air and clean water, and for our growing outdoor economy. Oil and gas companies have had an outsized influence …

The City of Los Angeles: Leaders in Biodiversity Protection

The National Wildlife Federation is excited to announce that the City of Los Angeles (LA) has registered in its Community Wildlife Habitat program. With Los Angeles’ participation, the City becomes …

A loon glides on water with a fish in its mouth

Can the Great Lakes Still Be Great Uniters?

These are the most divisive times many of us have ever lived through. The violent right-wing coup attempt at the U.S. Capitol claimed five lives and shook our democracy to …

A bald eagle soaring through a clear sky.

Four Ways the Biden Administration Can Prioritize Wildlife Starting on…

With over one-third of America’s wildlife species at increased risk of extinction and the threat of climate change drawing nearer, President-elect Joe Biden doesn’t have a moment to waste when …

Volunteers with signs that read "honk if you are voting" and "free voter kit."

Earth Tomorrow Atlanta Program Helps Get Out the Vote for Georgia Senate Runoff Election

A record-breaking 4.4 million ballots (and counting) have been cast in the January 5th Georgia Senate Runoff election, and Earth Tomorrow Atlanta played a role in getting out the vote!   …

A monarch on a flowering swamp milkweed.

Minnetonka, Minnesota Named Monarch Champion

Minnetonka, Minnesota, just a few miles west of Minneapolis, is working hard to help save the imperiled monarch butterfly. Minnetonka Mayor Brad Wiersum took the National Wildlife Federation’s Mayors’ Monarch …

Six winter animals on winter scene background

Quiz: Which Iconic Winter Animal Are You?

Answer seven questions to see which iconic winter animal channels your inner self! Read more amazing winter blogs!

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