Great Lakes

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.

Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom

A Reminder to Continue the Fight For Environmental Equity Racial justice and environmental justice are intrinsically linked, and we will not reach the vision of healthier habitats and communities without … Read more

Line 5 Deterioration Violates Public Trust & Safety

Governor Whitmer must take immediate action to protect Michigan’s people, wildlife, and waters from yet another major infrastructure failure. This week, Enbridge Energy disclosed that Line 5, their 67-year-old oil … Read more

New Bill Helps to Provide Water Access During Pandemic

The National Wildlife Federation is a long-standing and active partner in the fight for clean water. From protecting vulnerable species from polluted waters to ensuring anglers are able to pass … Read more

The Fight to Protect Clean Water: Stopping Water Shutoffs

The National Wildlife Federation is a long-standing and active partner in the fight for clean water. From protecting vulnerable species from polluted waters to ensuring anglers are able to pass … Read more

Michigan Gov. Whitmer Needs to Protect Our Drinking Water and Local Businesses, Not Foreign Oil Companies

As Michigan faces an unprecedented health and economic crisis due to coronavirus pandemic, the Canadian oil giant, Enbridge, is attempting to take advantage of the situation by advancing their demands … Read more

Why States Should Not Wait to Confront Toxic PFAS Chemicals

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

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