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Restoring Our National Forests to Meet the Challenges of a Changing Climate

The massive wildfires blazing across the West have brought into sharp relief the intersection between climate change and the poor condition of many of our forests and other wildlands. Although most …

Wildlife Need Us to Count Every Vote

Free and fair elections are at the heart of our identity as a nation and they are central to the National Wildlife Federation’s mission of uniting all Americans to ensure …

What a Changing Court Could Mean for Our Wildlife, Waters, and Climate

The nation’s highest court has passed down many landmark decisions over the last few decades regarding a wide array of environmental topics—from climate change to wetlands to tailpipe emissions. Here …

Estudiante posa frente al mural Soy Monarca en el Jardín de Niños Manuel Rodríguez Vizcarra.

Artes Migratorias: Celebrando a la Mariposa Monarca en México

El ciclo de vida y la migración de la mariposa monarca son sin lugar a duda dos de los procesos más celebrados de todas las especies de polinizadores. La población …

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Migrating Arts: Celebrating the Monarch Butterfly in México

The life cycle and migration of the monarch butterfly is arguably one of the most celebrated of any pollinator species. Eastern monarchs breed in the Great Plains and across central …

A red-bellied woodpecker in Rock Creek Park, Washington, DC

Environmental Justice Mapping Tools: Use and Potential in Policy Making to Address Climate Change

Green spaces benefit people and wildlife alike. In cities, green spaces can store water to provide flood protection and create shade to reduce the “urban heat island effect.” As climate …

fire fighters in forest

American Climate Profiles: Wildfire Season Heats Up

“Every summer at some point we’re up against something we can’t control. Climate change is real each and every day.” Graham Groneman, Battalion Chief for Marin County Fire Department Every …

Farmland protected by a wetland buffer in the Prairie Potholes region, Iowa.

A Change in FEMA Policy Spells Good News for Communities, Wildlife, and Wildplaces Alike

In recent years, a great deal of science has confirmed the ability of natural infrastructure—such as healthy wetlands, floodplains, forests, coral reefs, and beaches—to reduce risk to human communities and …

Common loons in lake.

Michigan’s Proposal 1 Ensures Long-Term Conservation

Michigan is full of amazing natural beauty and wildlife like the common loon, which is protected in MI as a threatened species. The shores of the Great Lakes and the …

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Conservation Collier Provides Valuable Habitat for Florida Panthers

Long ago Florida panthers could be found throughout the Gulf Coast states and Arkansas. A sub-species of mountain lion (a.k.a cougar or puma), human activities over the decades have decimated …

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