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Rep. Deb Haaland is the Right Choice for Interior Secretary

President Joe Biden’s nomination of Rep. Deb Haaland of New Mexico to serve as the next Interior Secretary is a welcomed, historic win for not only Tribal Nations everywhere, but …

Vacant Lots to Pollinator Habitat in Philadelphia, PA

Over the past two years, the National Wildlife Federation has been working with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society to transform a network of 26 vacant lots in West and Northwest Philadelphia …

A pair of American oystercatchers on a shoreline eating a worm.

Wildlife Need a Climate Champion at the EPA

Climate change is destroying and fragmenting wildlife habitat. Birds like the American oystercatcher depend on low-lying coastal habitats for nesting, but increasingly intense storm surges and rising seas are washing …

National Wildlife Federation: 85 Years Advancing Conservation

In February 1936, 2,000 conservationists, hunters, farmers, gardeners, and other outdoor enthusiasts met in Washington, D.C. for the first North American Wildlife Conference. With wildlife populations declining, they united their …

Oxford Living Shoreline – Where Innovation Meets Community Science

The Town of Oxford is a vibrant small town on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. This area forms a peninsula sandwiched between the Choptank and Tred Avon River’s of the …

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Education Newsletter February 2021

One month into 2021, we welcome all educators to join us as we move forward and set a positive vision for the year. Teachers and students have incredible opportunities to …

Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary

Celebrating the Expansion of Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary

The Flower Garden Banks—ecological gems in the Gulf of Mexico located about 100 miles off the coasts of Texas and Louisiana—kicked off 2021 with reason to celebrate: an expanded National …

A field in the Chesapeake Bay

Growing A Sustainable Future for Agriculture

Agriculture is inextricably tied to the future of people and wildlife. Working lands – the farms, ranches, and forests that we depend on for food and fiber – make up …

A group of pronghorn antelope in front of a Wyoming mountainscape

Mapping Invisible Barriers: A Frontier in Conservation

Humans have impacted and altered landscapes in enumerable ways, but fencing is a significant aspect of our collective footprint that is often overlooked. Fences are so common across the globe …

Sage grouse flying across a clear blue background

A primer on the federal oil and gas leasing pause

Our public lands are critical for wildlife habitat, for delivering clean air and clean water, and for our growing outdoor economy. Oil and gas companies have had an outsized influence …

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