community resiliency

Education Newsletter Spring 2022

  |   May 3, 2022

Hello, from the National Wildlife Federation’s Education Team What does using nature as a classroom mean to you? For us, it’s an opportunity for students to approach learning in a …

Breaking wave over coral

Harnessing Natural Infrastructure to Protect the Built Environment

The National Wildlife Federation (NWF or Federation) and Allied World share ten years of partnership to raise awareness about the role nature-based solutions can play in hazard risk reduction. In …

Kemps ridley sea turtle heads back to gulf after laying eggs.

Texas’ Coast is at High Flood Risk, But Solutions at Hand

The roughly 6.5 million Texans that live near the Gulf Coast face some of the highest flood risks in the nation. Many Texas coastal cities are, in fact, ranked at …

Houston Youth Digging in to Protect their Communities from Flooding

What does the health of my watershed have to do with resilience to climate change?  The National Wildlife Federation’s Student Climate Resilience Ambassadors (SCRA) are Houston high school students who …

beach

Working with Nature to Address Coastal Flooding Along the Eastern…

The Town of Oxford, MD, located in Talbot County, is situated at the mouth of the Tred Avon River on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Founded in 1683, Oxford is …

Sandhill cranes in a wetland

Infrastructure Package Must Include Conservation Investments—Here’s Why

The United States is at a turning point. With the COVID-19 pandemic, the economic recession induced by the pandemic, racial injustice, and climate change facing the country, Americans need solutions. …

Farmland protected by a wetland buffer in the Prairie Potholes region, Iowa.

A Change in FEMA Policy Spells Good News for Communities,…

In recent years, a great deal of science has confirmed the ability of natural infrastructure—such as healthy wetlands, floodplains, forests, coral reefs, and beaches—to reduce risk to human communities and …

monarchs on goldenrod

Postcard from Cape Monarch

Crossing the Delaware Bay on my way to New Jersey yesterday, migrating monarchs were flying past the ferry, and I was lucky enough to land at the same time as …

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