A family of toxic chemicals called PFAS are posing serious threats to wildlife and communities around the country. PFAS are hard to avoid—they are used in everything from clothing to … Read more
NWF’s Great Lakes Regional Center is a leader in protecting the Great Lakes for the local wildlife and inhabitants. The team works to help restore habitats and waterways, stop invasive species, defend against sulfide mining, and support local communities across the region.
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 … Read more
Collapse of Forage Fish Threatens Saltwater Sport Fishing
There’s a good reason why saltwater anglers obsess over the pattern, color, size, and presentation of their flies. The species anglers target rely upon the smaller forage fish that share … Read more
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 … Read more
Annual Bald Eagle Survey Celebrates 40 Years
Bald eagles hold a special place in the pantheon of American wildlife. In addition to being a national symbol, they are also one of our greatest conservation success stories. And … Read more
How the Land and Water Conservation Fund Supports Trail Running
My forefoot strikes dirt, my toes push off and the other foot follows suit. Prairie grasses brush my shins as I run the Bloody Knife Trail up a hill above … Read more
Call to Action For Red Wolves: “We Cannot Turn Our Back on a Native Species”
There are fewer than 40 red wolves left in the wild—freely roaming the forests and marshes of eastern North Carolina. Almost 20,000 Americans sent messages calling on the U.S. Fish … Read more
How Will Climate Change Affect The Future of Baseball?
Baseball is America’s oldest pastime. But as climate change takes a greater toll on wildlife all across America, the changes it will bring may have a lasting effect on the … Read more
Changes at the Supreme Court: What’s At Stake for Wildlife?
With the retirement of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, the future of wildlife and federal stewardship of our natural resources hangs in the balance. While he generally voted with … Read more
Pruitt’s Resignation a Chance for a Fresh Start at EPA
Embattled Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has tendered his resignation, three months after we at the National Wildlife Federation called for his removal. He becomes only the second EPA … Read more