Climate and Wildlife Safeguards

A Win for Collaborative Conservation in the Northeast!

This blog is part of a series highlighting a dune restoration and beach access improvement project that NWF and its partners are engaged in on Plum Island in Newburyport, Massachusetts. It’s always …

Finding Common Ground to Protect Plum Island’s Coastline

This blog is part of a series highlighting a dune restoration and beach access improvement project that NWF and its partners are engaged in on Plum Island in Newburyport, Massachusetts.  How …

Climate Policy Rollbacks Create Disasters, Not Jobs

President Trump claimed that last week’s Executive Order rolling back climate progress will create jobs for coal miners, but what it really creates is more flooding for coastal communities and …

Coastal Dunes: Building a Stronger Coastline

On your way to the beach, have you ever walked on a boardwalk that spans a dune? Maybe it was a blistering summer day and you burned your bare feet …

Restoring Native Dunes to Protect Communities and Wildlife

In an attempt to combat these climate-driven hazards, the City of Newburyport has been working closely with staff from the National Wildlife Federation’s Northeast Regional Center over the past two years …

3 Birds in the Northeast That Need Our Help

The call to action is now clearer than ever, and a new sense of urgency is required. Working together, we must take bold steps to protect critical habitats and help …

Post-Irene Aerial photo of damage to bridge by Flickr's VTrans

Learning From Tropical Storm Irene

Since 1936, the National Wildlife Federation has worked to conserve the nation’s wildlife and wild places. As part of our 80th anniversary celebration, we are recognizing important moments in our …

Highway In the Sky

This time every year, thousands upon thousands of tiny shorebirds depart from their breeding grounds in the Canadian Arctic to begin an 8,000 mile journey — one of the longest migrations …

Saving Shorebirds from a Changing Climate

Changes in the climate are threatening the existence of a small species of migratory shorebird. According to startling new research published last week in Science Magazine and National Geographic, red …

Painted Bunting Far From Home

A Painted Bunting, one of North America’s most beautiful birds, has been discovered in Pittsfield, Vermont. This species very rarely occurs north of the Carolinas, and according to the Vermont Center …

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