Northeast

NWF’s Northeast Regional Center is the region’s largest conservation organization, with more than 600,000 members and supporters in eight Northeast states. The team focuses efforts to build wildlife corridors, fight tar sands pipelines, and connect kids with nature through many school-based programs.

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 …

A Constitutional Amendment for New England Cottontails

When talking about protecting our public lands, conservationists are often referring to the millions of acres of sprawling western lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management and Forest Service. …

Fashion & Fun for a Wildlife-Friendly Future

  |   May 30, 2018

It’s fifteen minutes before show time. Twenty-four student models are lining up, anxiously waiting for the show to begin. You can tell that the students are nervous but still, they …

A 4AM Fishing Adventure: Lessons from New York City’s Jamaica Bay

I wish all National Wildlife Federation members could have joined me on a recent spring fishing outing in New York City’s Jamaica Bay.  The restoration of one of the region’s most …

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 …

Three Ways to Take Action for Monarch Butterflies

  |   May 22, 2018

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, …

Eastern spotted skunk

The Mystery of the Spotted Skunk

The species of skunk that literally stands on its front paws when threatened is quickly vanishing from its historic range across our central, eastern, and southern states. Known to be …

Yellow-breasted chat.

Five Migrating Birds That May Stop in Your Yard

Right now, more than a hundred and fifty species of birds are on their way northward from tropical wintering grounds to take advantage of emerging insects, budding plants and an …

gosling near the water

Five Epic Family Wildlife Getaways

Are you looking for your next great trip, but want to stay close to home? Lucky for you the same places that wildlife call home are also fun, easy, and …

Jefferson salamander

Why Salamanders Love Vernal Pools

On a rainy spring night in a New Jersey forest, a Jefferson salamander stirs under the rotting log that hides her. At last, it’s time. She wriggles slowly through the …

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