Kristy Jones

The 15th Annual International Endangered Species Day is May 15 – How Are You Planning to Celebrate?

Endangered Species Day is a day to learn about and take action for the threatened and endangered species in your community, state, and around the world.  This year, you may … Read more

6 Easy Ways to Watch Your Waste at Home

Shocking news was shared about the health of the world’s wildlife populations in a 2019 report released by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)1 — 1 … Read more

Happy Earth Month: How College Students Can Celebrate At Home

This April marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22. How are you going to celebrate? Need ideas of how you can enjoy it safely at-home and online? … Read more

College Students Use Art to Raise Awareness About Endangered Species

As we begin the fall semester, and students, faculty, and staff make their way back to campus, I wanted to share the winners and art submissions of the Saving Endangered … Read more

The Future of Campus Life: Learn How Campuses are reducing plastics and other waste

In the recent report by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) released in May, shocking news was shared about the health of the world’s wildlife populations … Read more

Rising Against Pollution: 5 Million College Students and Staff Join the 2019 RecycleMania Competition 

In recent years, the true threat posed by plastics and solid waste pollution has become better understood through the identification of vast areas of floating plastic trash and particles in … Read more

RecycleMania Takes on the Plastic Problem

From major companies dropping plastic straws from their stores to municipalities instituting plastic bag fees or bans, the conversation about single-use plastics has evolved quickly. Beneficiaries of efforts to decrease … Read more

Learn about Wildlife Adaptations with NWF’s Climate Classroom Kids!

Did you know, on the snow and ice, polar bears’ large paws work like snowshoes? Even though a polar bear can weigh as much as a small car, they can … Read more

Oregon State U: Commited to Conservation & Wildlife On and Off Campus

Oregon State University in Corvallis is committed to conservation and wildlife both on and off campus. OSU has proven to be a leader in campus sustainability for many years. In … Read more

NWF Certified Wildlife Habitats Coming to a College Near You!

National Wildlife Federation’s Garden for Wildlife program has been helping individuals and communities certify their wildlife habitats and take action on behalf of wildlife since 1973. The program engages homeowners, … Read more