Mid-Atlantic

The diverse states of the Mid-Atlantic region are defined by one unifying feature: water. NWF’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Center work is grounded in programs that help connect local communities to nature and conserve water systems to sustain precious wildlife and habitat.

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Six Ways to Celebrate the River of the Year, Right Now!

Take a victory lap with us across the Delaware River watershed What if the river next to your house was so choked with sewage and industrial pollution that you were sickened …

Transforming Vacant Lots into Climate-Resilient Pollinator Gardens in Philadelphia

As climate change-fueled flooding and heatwaves become ever increasing threats to both wildlife and humans, the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and its partners are exploring creative solutions to lessen the …

Protecting the Chesapeake Bay

Right in our backyard, one of the world’s great environmental success stories is underway. The Chesapeake Bay and its rivers and streams are beginning to heal, as underwater grasses are …

Menhaden: Why We Should Be Thankful for this Tiny Fish

Breaking: In a winter win for wildlife, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross instituted a moratorium on Atlantic menhaden in the Chesapeake Bay after years of overfishing by Omega Protein. This …

Bringing Nature Play to West Baltimore

Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Population Reaches New Heights

101 Years Strong: Protecting the Future of the Migratory Bird…

The Chesapeake Bay Community Celebrates an Important Milestone

The year 2019 means a lot to the environmental community in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Ten years ago, the nonprofit community came together under the Choose Clean Water Coalition hosted …

Governors of DE, NJ, and PA Commit to Restoring the Delaware River Watershed

On May 16, 2019 in Philadelphia, the governors of Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania made a shared commitment to protect the Delaware River Watershed and agreed to work as equal …

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 …

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