California

NWF’s California Regional Center works across the Golden State to connect people to the natural world through several innovative programs. The team works to protect an array of remarkable wildlife species — from the adorable pika to the majestic mountain lion — that live across California’s coasts, valleys and everywhere in between.

bighorn sheep

The Importance of Federal Land Management for Western Wildlife

Western wildlife, such as elk, bighorn sheep, pronghorn—even pygmy rabbits, depend on healthy public lands for food, shelter, mating, and survival. When these lands are mismanaged or degraded, wildlife populations …

Lone wolf OR-93 in central Sierra.

The Wolf is at Yosemite’s Door

I have lived outside Yosemite National Park for over twenty years and worked in the park for almost a decade. Yosemite is my north star, and I spend every spare …

The City of Los Angeles: Leaders in Biodiversity Protection

The National Wildlife Federation is excited to announce that the City of Los Angeles (LA) has registered in its Community Wildlife Habitat program. With Los Angeles’ participation, the City becomes …

101 Years Strong: Protecting the Future of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act

The Migratory Bird Treaty Act is meant to safeguard over 1,000 species of migrating birds from intentional and incidental harm. Passed after the massive decline of many birds in the …

San Diego Students Making Waves: Join the #OceanChallenge

In August 2018, Cloe Moreno and Eliana Meza-Ehlert, students at High Tech High, an Eco-School in San Diego, CA, participated in the Student Conservation Leadership Summit at the University of …

Deadly Wildlife Disease Needs Urgent Federal Action

Have you heard of a wildlife disease that turns deer, elk, and even massive moose into wandering and listless versions of themselves? Well, it not only exists, but has been …

Five Wetland Species Jeopardized by Clean Water Act Rollback

We all live downstream. And the only way to have safe water downstream is by protecting water upstream at its source. Despite this, the Trump Administration’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) …

Nearly 30 U.S. Cities Urge Congress to Save Land and Water Conservation Fund

Local Elected Officials Call on Congressional Leaders to reauthorize and fully fund the successful conservation program. The Land and Water Conservation Fund plays a critical role  in supporting outdoor recreation, …

American avocet

Will Migratory Birds Win at the Polls in the Golden State?

With their long, upturned bills and striking coloration, avocets are a striking migratory bird that depend on the Golden State’s wetlands. However, pollution and contaminants in California waterways dampen successful …

State Climate Policies Gain Steam, Help Save the Planet

Reflections on the Global Climate Action Summit and other signs of progress Those of us who have been following climate change at a national level know that there hasn’t been …

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