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.

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

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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

Tick-Tock: Climate Action Needed to Stop Tick Boom

Americans have a passion for the outdoors, but ask any hunter, angler, birder, or gardener and they will tell you that the environment is changing. Unfortunately, across the United States … Read more

4 Success Stories to Celebrate on July 4th

America has a proud history of stepping up when our beloved and iconic species need our help. Right now, however, up to a third of our wildlife species are at … Read more

Administration Seeks to Gut Landmark Environmental Protection, Limit Public Comments

The Trump Administration’s Council on Environmental Quality has officially announced it will go after the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). While most Americans couldn’t tell you what this act is, every single … Read more

Saginaw Bay Fishing Highlights Need to Stop Asian Carp

The planer board bobbed on the gently rolling waves, then jerked sideways as its flag dipped in the blue water. Fish on! I reeled steady and slow and the walleye … Read more

Set a Price on Pollution, Protect Wildlife

Turning scientifically-supported climate policy on its head, the Trump Administration is considering a bailout of coal and nuclear plants that would essentially subsidize pollution. Under the banner of grid reliability and military … Read more

Taking Legal Action to Protect America’s Migratory Birds

This is for the birds. One of America’s oldest conservation laws and wildlife successes is under attack.  Passed during the Woodrow Wilson administration in 1918, the Migratory Bird Treaty Act … Read more

Three Ways to Take Action for Monarch Butterflies

Did you know it takes an average of 29 milkweed plants to assure one adult monarch butterfly reaches adulthood? Monarch populations have fallen by 90 percent from habitat loss, pesticides, … Read more