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Snowshoe Hare (National Park Service photo)

GUEST POST: The Snowshoe Hare is Pennsylvania’s Polar Bear

Ed Zygmunt was named the National Wildlife Federation’s 2007 Affiliate Volunteer of the Year for his advocacy on climate change and other critical environmental issues affecting America’s sportsmen and women. …

3 Reasons Why Secretary Salazar Should Get Kudos for Protecting the Grand Canyon

As one of the “Seven Natural Wonders of the World,” the Grand Canyon is probably the most famous natural place in the United States. Thanks to a recent decision by …

EPA Rule Powers Clean Tech Engine, Jobs in Ohio

CLEAN TECH BOOSTS JOBS, SAVES MONEY, CUTS POLLUTION, DRIVES PERFORMANCE If you drive a big pick-up truck at work or when you hunt or fish, you know there are more …

We Can’t Fillet Our Way Out of Mercury in Fish

Avid Sportsman Bob Garner explains that we “can’t fillet our way out” of the mercury problem. Listen as he talks about the impacts of mercury pollution from coal-fired power plants …

Mercury Impacts to Loons & Michigan Lakes Draws Thousands of Conservationists & Anglers

Scientist Dave Evers has been studying loons in Michigan’s Seney National Wildlife Refuge impacted by mercury pollution since the late 1980s. He found mercury contamination in the very first loons …

Working for Wildlife: Follow NWF Activities All Over the Country

Field Highlights: Sportsmen Show Support for Clean Air Act Last week over 300 Sportsmen groups nationwide sent a letter to congress urging them to protect the Clean Air Act.  The letter …

Video – Michigan’s Hunters and Anglers Urge Congress to Protect Clean Air

As a sportswoman, I am particularly concerned about mercury. Reducing mercury and air toxics will help protect our long standing investment in our outdoor heritage. Mercury settles from the air …

NWF and Vanishing Paradise on Capitol Hill

Sportsmen Tell Congress: Restore the Mississippi River Delta

Outdoor industry leaders from across the country are in D.C. this week, asking their members of Congress to step up and hold BP accountable by dedicating the Clean Water Act penalties from the spill to Gulf restoration.

Sportsmen Stand Up for the Clean Air Act

Hundreds of  groups that represent fishermen, hunters, and outdoor enthusiasts presented a letter to Congress last week calling for protection of the Clean Air Act. Sportsmen and women released the letter at …

Sportsmen Talk Clean Air at Walden Pond

“ the problem of preservation boils down to is this–ducks can’t vote, trees can’t vote, neither can salmon, flowers, mountains or rivers. It is incumbent upon us as sportsmen to take on this weighty responsibility to serve this as our greatest constituency”.

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