Northern Rockies and Pacific Regional Center

No Place Like Home? Northwest Native Visits Joshua Tree National Park

Rianne BeCraft is the Education Outreach Coordinator in the Pacific Regional Office as an AmeriCorps intern.  She works on NWF’s Be Out There, Eco-Schools USA, and Certified Wildlife Habitat® programs. …

Mr. Polar Bear Goes to Washington

Washington, DC got a rare sight this week — Arctic wildlife walking through our nation’s capitol.  If you were stuck in construction traffic on Constitution Avenue you may have caught …

Logging is Not the Only Threat to Northwest Forests

With Thanksgiving now merely hours away I stop to think about what I am thankful for. One of the things that I am more thankful for in the Pacific Northwest …

Saving Nature for Nature’s Sake

I lie on my back in the middle of a snow covered road staring up at the steel grey sky. The snowy silence has a tangible weight to it. The …

The Life and Death of a Salmon

This past weekend I was walking along the Green River. I was just outside of Auburn, WA (just south of Seattle) and enjoying the afternoon sun. This section of the …

6 Ways to Honor Veterans and the Great Outdoors this Nov. 11

  I grew up in a military family as passionate about recycling and nature as it was about patriotism and public service. I guess it’s no surprise these twin passions drive …

With Kyoto Set to Expire, All Eyes Turn to Climate Change Convention this Month

Kate Catlin, a native of the Seattle area, has been selected as a member of the United States Youth Delegation to the United Nations climate negotiations in Durban, South Africa …

One Week Left to Be Heard: Save The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

The Alaskan Arctic is a place most people only dream about. Endless daylight alternates with constant, freezing night. The Northern Lights illuminate wilderness rivers flowing from the Brooks Range to …

VIDEO: First Bison Encounter Inspires Lifelong Support

Memorable encounter with Yellowstone wildlife galvanizes support for NWF’s Adopt-a-Wildlife-Acre program.

A Golden Eyed Killer

One of the loveliest sounds to look forward to in the spring is the sweet sound of songbirds.  There are however millions of stealthy killers stalking the streets who would …

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