Farm Bill

Weekly News Roundup – June 15, 2012

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: Groups Call on Senate Leaders to Support “Conservation Compliance” … Read more

Farm Bill Loophole Threatens America’s Waters and Wildlife

In a year when people are busy following election news, the happenings on Capitol Hill have taken a backseat to Presidential campaign politics. This means legislation that would typically take … Read more

How many grassland animals do you know?

Last week the 2012 Farm Bill began its long journey through Congress in the Senate Agriculture Committee, where it passed 16-5. While we think it is a good starting place, … Read more

Weekly News Roundup – April 27, 2012

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: Senate Agriculture Committee Improves Farm Bill, but More Work … Read more

Tweet to Help Protect Meadowlarks’ Grassland Habitats

The flute-like melody of the Western Meadowlark is a familiar and iconic sound across the grasslands of the American West and Midwest. These vibrantly-colored songbirds build their nests and forage … Read more

Be My Wingman – Dance of the Greater Prairie Chicken

“The sound is just a long drawn out ‘boom’; you can just tell it’s a very old song that’s been going on for thousands of years. Kind of like an … Read more

More Ways to Protect Wildlife Habitat in the 2012 Farm Bill

As the Senate and House Agriculture Committees begin work on a new farm bill, one major question they should consider is “how can we make sure that farm bill dollars … Read more

What Does the Farm Bill Have To Do with Wildlife?

That’s what my family and friends ask me when I try to describe my work at National Wildlife Federation.  This is what I tell them: The Farm Bill is one … Read more

Conservation Funding at Risk: Contact your Senator Now!

Today, people across the country are participating in a National Conservation Day of Action to protest the huge cuts to farm bill conservation programs that the House of Representative passed … Read more

Government Shutdown: Coming to a Farm Near You

With the potential government shutdown looming closer and closer, many people far outside of DC are wondering what the government shutdown will mean for their daily lives.  While farmers may … Read more