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How Virginia Farmers Protect Clean Water & Wildlife

In the Mid-Atlantic region, our staff often encounter the common misconception that protecting the environment and supporting farmers are incompatible. This is likely because agriculture is the largest source of …

NWF Eco-Schools USA is Turning 10!

It’s a new year, and what better way to start than with an anniversary celebration! It’s been ten years since the National Wildlife Federation became host and operator of the …

Good News for Eastern Monarch Butterfly Population

The latest numbers for the eastern monarch butterfly population have just been released and posted by Monarch Watch, and there’s some good news to report. The species has experienced a precipitous decline …

WILD Act Conserves Sea Turtles, Fights Poaching and Invasive Species

Sea turtle hatchlings scamper to the surf, hoping to be one of the few to make it through a gauntlet of natural predation that doesn’t end when they reach the …

How Outdated Wetlands Maps Threaten Wildlife

A rule announced by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) undermines the very existence of many of the habitats that birds like the whooping crane need to survive. The …

Responsible Wind Power: Protecting Wildlife While Solving Climate Change

The return of the California condor is one of America’s most heartening wildlife stories. Due to habitat loss, poaching, and lead poisoning, this most magnificent and largest of North American …

Celebrating 83 Years: How well do you know NWF?

Can you believe it has been 83 years since the National Wildlife Federation was founded? We’ve been educating the nation about the importance of conservation for generations. Whether we’ve been protecting …

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Can We All Agree? A Baby Orca Needs to Eat

Whoop whoop! It’s a headline we’ve all been hoping for: New calf spotted among Puget Sound’s critically endangered killer whales. Along with the story is the photo of our unexpected …

The Land and Water Conservation Fund: Preserving Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy

Public lands were created for all Americans – no matter their race, age, gender, religion or socioeconomic status. They are a uniquely American idea that is rooted in deep sense of egalitarianism. While each of …

A Storm of Controversy Over A Hurricane Protection Plan in Texas

More than six million people call the greater Houston metro area home. The busy Houston Ship Channel supports the nation’s largest petrochemical complex. If a powerful hurricane made landfall here, …

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