March, 2022

community impacted by hurricane

Recovery and Resilience on Louisiana’s Coast

On August 29, 2021, Hurricane Ida struck southeast Louisiana as a Category 4 storm with 150 mph winds. It ties Hurricane Laura (2020) and The Last Island Hurricane (1856) as …

Houston Youth Digging in to Protect their Communities from Flooding

What does the health of my watershed have to do with resilience to climate change?  The National Wildlife Federation’s Student Climate Resilience Ambassadors (SCRA) are Houston high school students who …

monarch on milkweed

Sacred Grounds Wilmington

The Sacred Grounds program has ventured into a new body of holy water—the Delaware River Watershed in Wilmington, DE!   Sacred Grounds is a National Wildlife Federation (NWF) program that engages …

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Working with Nature to Address Coastal Flooding Along the Eastern Shore of Maryland

The Town of Oxford, MD, located in Talbot County, is situated at the mouth of the Tred Avon River on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Founded in 1683, Oxford is …

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Philadelphia Parks Expert Joins the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center

I am thrilled to join the National Wildlife Federation’s Mid-Atlantic office as the new Senior Manager of Education and Community Conservation programs. My first few months have been a whirlwind …

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Clean Water Advocacy in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

Everyone wants it. It provides countless benefits to public health, local economies, and quality of life. With it, wildlife thrives, communities flourish, and anglers smile. I’m talking of course, about …

Sea Stars at California Coastal National Monument

Three Policies Supporting Coastal Resilience

Efforts to protect and enhance our nation’s coastal resilience are, by their very nature, place-based. As coastal states and communities pursue strategies to adapt to a changing coastline, federal policy …

eagle in flight

Garnering Successes, Gardening for Wildlife: A Camano Island Volunteer with a Passion for Conservation

When Val Schroeder wakes up at her beachside home on Camano Island, in Western Washington, she has plenty to look forward to. She can walk the shoreline and view Whidbey …

Aerial photo of King Tide in Essex, MA

Expanding Technical Assistance for Coastal Communities

Stitched together, the coastline of the United States, including along the Great Lakes, extends for more than 95,000 miles. Roughly half of our population lives along the coast, making coastal …

Spinner dolphin in Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary

QUIZ: Which dolphin species are you?

Show some cetacean appreciation — take our quiz to sea which kind of dolphin you would be! Go ahead, dive in.

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