September, 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month Employee Spotlights: Bianca “Mo” McGrath-Martinez

This Hispanic Heritage Month, members of the Latinx, Hispanic, and Multicultural Employee Resource Group at National Wildlife Federation are coming together to share our stories — in our own words. …

National Wildlife Federation and HECHO Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Today marks the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month, a holiday established to reflect on the contributions and culture of Hispanic and Latinx people in the United States. Hispanic Heritage Month …

Oyster castles teeming with oysters.

Oyster Retrofit – A Wildlife-Friendly Technique to Green Grey Infrastructure

The National Wildlife Federation is working with scientists at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Horn Point Laboratory (UMCES) to develop a novel restoration technique to green grey …

Chemicals of Emerging Concern in the Great Lakes: The Imperative for Additional Action

The Great Lakes play a critical role in providing drinking water, transportation, recreation, and livelihoods for the millions of people in the Great Lakes basin. Yet, the health of the …

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Great Lakes Indicators Can Benefit from Broader Stakeholder Input

How are the Great Lakes doing? This question arises often, both inside and outside the region. We have fortunately a group of environmental indicators that can go a long way …

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A Shot in the Arm for Chesapeake Bay Restoration

With the Senate’s passage of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, efforts to restore the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers and streams will receive an important boost. For years, …

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Conservation Champions: Farmers Leading From the Ground Up

Cover crops and other conservation agriculture practices have an array of benefits that support soil health, crop production, water quality, and farm resilience. Despite these numerous and well demonstrated benefits, …

Campus Race to Zero Race highlights many different ways to practice sustainability on-campus.

How College Campuses got Creative Reducing Waste in 2021

Each year the Campus Race to Zero Waste (formerly RecycleMania) program calls for best practice case studies from campuses across the U.S. and Canada to showcase programs and strategies in …

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5 Ways to Take the National Wildlife Federation’s Education Programs Back to School

As a new month begins, many educators and students have already been in school for several weeks, with some returning to the physical classroom for the first time in over …

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