Trees for Wildlife Program Helps Recovery After Hurricane Michael

Hurricane Michael slammed the Florida Panhandle on October 10, 2018, as a category 5 storm. “I lost numerous large oak trees,” Lynn Artz, a resident of Wakulla County, Florida, recalled. …

Columbia, South Carolina: A Home for Wildlife

The National Wildlife Federation is pleased to announce that Columbia is no longer just the capital of South Carolina. As of October 2019, the city became the largest certified Community …

Five Species Impacted by Unnatural Disasters in 2019

Climate scientists are increasingly connecting the dots between extreme weather events and our warming climate. Hurricanes are now stronger and wetter, wildfires burn longer and hotter, droughts are deeper, and …

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Protecting the Christmas Goose—One Step Forward and Two Steps Back

For centuries, the Christmas goose was a staple holiday dish both in Europe and the United States. The old English nursery rhyme recounts, “Christmas is coming, the geese are getting …

8 Facts You Didn’t Know About America’s Everglades — And Why We Must Restore this Incredible Place

America’s Everglades is a subtropical wetland ecosystem spanning 1.5 million acres across south Florida. Known as a biodiversity hotspot, the Everglades is filled with an abundance of wildlife and is …

Turkeys! A Success Story That’s Nothing to Gobble At

The 2019 State of the Birds report shows nearly 30 percent of all North American birds have disappeared in the last 50 years with steep declines in every habitat. We …

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Seven Ways to Save Seven Species from Climate Change

More than one-third of species in the United States are at risk of extinction and, for many, climate change is a major threat. In just the past three decades, Earth …

Ranger Rick Magazine Honors Executive Editor Bob Dunne for his Decades of Dedication to Inspiring Young Readers

Last month, the National Wildlife Federation and its supporters lost a dear friend. Robert L. Dunne, former executive editor of Ranger Rick magazine, died at the age of 89 on …

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