Conservation

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When We Save Wildlife, We Save Ourselves

More than one-third of best-known plant and animal species across the country are at heightened risk of disappearing. Facing shrinking habitats, climate change, disease and other threats, wildlife need our … Read more

Praying Ground Community Church volunteers getting ready to begin planting their native pollinator gardens.

Planting Spirituality in Pollinator Gardens

As another growing season comes to an end, ten new native pollinator gardens have taken root on the grounds of faith communities in Wilmington, DE. Though each garden may be … Read more

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Latino Conservation Week 2022

What is Latino Conservation Week? From July 16 to July 24, communities throughout the country will enjoy and connect with the great outdoors during the 9th annual Latino Conservation Week (LCW), … Read more

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Win for Wildlife: A YES Vote for Recovering America’s Wildlife in the House. Will the Senate Step Up?

Thanks to the tens of thousands of you who sent messages, called, and took to social media—the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass the historic Recovering America’s Wildlife Act! … Read more

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Hundreds of Mayors Across North America Lead in the Monarch Conservation Movement

The National Wildlife Federation’s Mayors’ Monarch Pledge program provides a framework for cities and communities to engage in monarch butterfly and pollinator conservation. Mayors and heads of local and tribal … Read more

salmon in Nooksack River, WA.

Measuring Conservation & Community Stewardship

NWF EcoLeader Community Research Fellowship As a doctoral student in urban planning and public policy with a focus on environmental policy and community stewardship, finding ways to strengthen community-academic partnerships … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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! Read more

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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. … Read more