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7 Reasons to Support the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act

The alarm bell is sounding for America’s wildlife species. Eastern monarch butterfly populations are declining sharply. In Florida, hundreds of manatees have already died this year. In fact, a recent …

Dr. Mamie Parker at Great Falls Park in Virginia.

Dr. Mamie Parker Leads the Way for Women in Conservation

Dr. Mamie Parker credits women for her rise through the ranks of male-dominated wildlife agencies—starting with her mother. Growing up as one of 11 children in the segregated south, Parker …

Quiz: Which Endangered Animal Are You?

Quiz: Which Endangered Animal Are You?

Answer six questions to see which endangered animal channels your inner self! Read more amazing blogs about endangered animals!

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Greening the Grey to Grow More Oysters in the Bay

Oysters grow throughout the saltier parts of the Chesapeake Bay. They filter the water, provide ideal habitat for juvenile fish and crabs, and are pretty tasty on a dinner plate. …

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Environmental Education Goes Virtual: Creating Meaningful Learning Opportunities at Home

As schools, teachers, students, and families prepare for a new year of learning, COVID-19 has re-defined where and how students learn and the definition of who is teaching them. The …

Healthy Headwaters for People and Wildlife

Strategic partnership aims at healthy forests, healthy water, healthy people—and water for wildlife The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Or, as National Wildlife Federation’s Chief Program …

Find ways to celebrate during social distancing

Six Ways to Celebrate the River of the Year, Right…

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 …

In Celebration of the Springtail

The gardens we grow to support birds, bees, and other wildlife would not flourish without a little help from the soil food web. A handful of soil is teeming with …

Can Western Monarchs Still Rebound?

On a crisp, cloudy morning in late November, biologist Emma Pelton was loving her job even more than usual. Peering through binoculars at the upper branches of a shaggy eucalyptus, …

When we save wildlife, we save ourselves

Wildlife, nature, and the outdoors are essential to any child’s upbringing. Most of us can remember a time in our childhood we spent exploring nature – but now, much of …

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