Chesapeake Bay

Bad Riders On the Storm

The government shutdown clock is ticking away furiously in Washington, D.C. as Congress wrestles with a budget agreement. While many Americans have no choice but to ride out the storm, … Read more

Lake Erie

Still Waters Run Deep, Budget Cuts Run Deeper

Still waters run deep, but congressional budget cuts run even deeper. The continuing resolution put forward by the majority in the House of Representatives will gut regional programs designed to … Read more

Add Wildlife To Your Holiday Wish List

As the weather turns cold and you begin to ponder your Christmas wish list, don’t forget to add something to help out wildlife. While Santa may have a few more … Read more

Echo Lake in Colorado

Public Lands, Water and Wildlife Package Will Help Protect America’s Natural Resources

From the mountain lions in the Organ Mountains of New Mexico, to lake sturgeon in the Great Lakes, to the barred owl of the Alabama Black Belt Heritage Area–a package … Read more

Help Save our Nation’s Great Waters

On June 30, Senators on the Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee approved a series of restoration bills that will help many of America’s Great Waters, including the Puget Sound, … Read more

Launching America’s Great Waters Coalition

The National Wildlife Federation joined more than 30 other organizations and nine — count ’em, nine — members of Congress from across the country yesterday to launch America’s Great Waters … Read more

Bays and Lakes: We Can Help Our Kids Develop A Sense of Place

Last week the House Natural Resources Committee voted 22 to 13 to send an important new piece of legislation to the House floor.  It received strong support from the National … Read more

Global Warming Changing the Face of Chesapeake Bay

If this Memorial Day weekend mirrors the last, about 350,000 people will cross the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, many to begin enjoying the ocean and bayside beaches of Virginia, Maryland, and … Read more

NWF Scientist Details Climate Change’s Threats to Chesapeake Bay

The National Wildlife Federation’s Dr. Doug Inkley testified before the Virginia Commission on Climate Change yesterday, detailing the effects of warming temperatures and rising sea levels on fish and wildlife. … Read more

Washington Post Compares EPA Chief to Mr. Magoo

At a recent Senate hearing, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) had this back-and-forth with EPA Administrator Stephen Johnson: Feinstein, who chairs the Appropriations subcommittee that controls the EPA’s budget, asked why … Read more