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A “Warrior of Justice” on the Long Road to Recognition

Washington state finally recognizes the legacy of Billy Frank Jr., a Nisqually tribal elder who championed tribal treaty rights and environmental protection. It marks a long-awaited shift in our collective …

BUZZworthy: Fascinating Facts About Bees

Bees are among our most important pollinators. But how much do you really know about them? Read on for fascinating facts about these busy creatures. And then find native plants …

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Five Ways to Help Bees At Home

Bees need our help. Many North American native bee species are experiencing population declines due to pesticide poisoning, habitat loss and disease. Domesticated honey bees managed for their agricultural services are also …

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QUIZ: How Much Do You Know About Bees?

Bees are an incredibly important group of wildlife. The service they provide by pollinating both our agricultural crops as well as wild plants is critical for our food supply and …

WildSTEM Partnership Elevates Equity and Inclusion in the Environmental Field

The National Wildlife Federation and The Links, Incorporated (The Links) are celebrating another year of a groundbreaking partnership focused on promoting youth engagement around gardening, wildlife conservation, and career preparation …

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Education Newsletter June 2021

  |   June 1, 2021

Summer officially begins later this month and we know many of our readers are ready for a break from one of the most stressful school years in recent times. We …

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U.S. Colleges and Universities Are Making a Positive Impact on Climate through Waste Minimization Efforts

Today over 1,100 colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada have participated in the Campus Race to Zero Waste program. Campus Race to Zero Waste has diverted close to …

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A New Coalition Advances Equitable Climate Policy

Climate change-fueled disasters, from heatwaves to the increased spread of invasive species, threaten our communities, wildlife, and public lands. As President Biden and Congress chart a path towards a clean …

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NEW GUIDE: Passing Wildlife-Friendly Property Maintenance Ordinances

Neighbor-friendly landscaping Local elected officials and community leaders have the opportunity to transform local landscaping practices that will empower residents to participate in the expansion of wildlife-friendly habitats where they …

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Expert Tips for Attracting Hummingbirds and Orioles

We asked the folks at Wild Birds Unlimited, the National Wildlife Federation’s “Certified Wildlife Habitat Champion” partner helping to promote our Garden for Wildlife movement, for their best tips on …

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