Northern Rockies and Pacific Regional Center

An Outstanding Habitat Steward

Grace has been an inspiration and mentor to the National Wildlife Federation’s Garden for Wildlife: Community Wildlife Habitat teams members in the Puget Sound region. Her city has even registered as … Read more

NWF staff - Morgan Parks (green vest) and AmeriCorps member, Molly Orr (blue vest)

Oregon Office Opens

As a voice for wildlife, NWF hopes to shape and inspire the future generation of conservationists in Oregon and beyond, and we won’t be doing this alone. The National Wildlife Federation’s … Read more

Restoring Grizzly Bears to the North Cascades

But significant political hurdles remain.   Even though recent polls show that there is overwhelming support from Washingtonians for grizzly bear recovery in the Cascades, the “culture” of living with … Read more

An Exemplary Garden for Wildlife

When we talk about gardening for wildlife, our focus is on creating habitat for birds, butterflies, amphibians and small mammals — not large and potentially dangerous or damaging species that are … Read more

Bighorn Sheep Research Invaluable for Species’ Survival

It’s late February in Western Montana. The mercury hovers around 15 degrees and the snow blows sideways. We know our chances of locating and capturing bighorn sheep will be slim … Read more

New Partnerships Save Sage-Grouse In Montana

It’s a common assumption that marking fences to increase visibility for upland prairie birds is straightforward and easy. When clipped to the top wire of a fence, the lightweight markers … Read more

Missoula Butterfly Week

In front of a room of City Council members and citizens, Mayor John Engen of Missoula, Montana proclaimed the week of May 15th as Missoula Butterfly Week. He ended the … Read more

Learning is Natural in Montana Eco-Schools

“I know this tree!” exclaims an excited first-grader, grasping a ponderosa pine seedling. She’s holding one of 150 seedlings distributed to students ranging from kindergarten through eighth grade at DeSmet … Read more

Raising Salmon in the Classroom

Every fall and spring, the National Wildlife Federation’s Oregon affiliate, the Association of Northwest Steelheaders pick up fish eggs from local hatcheries and deliver them to excited elementary students as … Read more

America’s Lands for America’s People

These National Parks, forests, wildlife refuges and other wild lands are essential havens for wildlife, sources for clean water, and recreational spaces for Americans all across the country. More than … Read more