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Ring Ring! NWF Rings the NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

There is a lot of strange wildlife running around Times Square in New York and certainly not the same kind that National Wildlife Federation has been protecting for 77 years, …

Cushman & Wakefield Help NWF Restore NYC Dunes

Things that take years to build can be taken down overnight; such is the case with barrier sand dunes in Gateway National Recreation Area sitting between New York City and …

Volunteers Get Dirty on Earth Day to Restore Hurricane-Damaged Youth Garden

Earth Day 2013 at New York City’s Gateway National Recreation Area was a day for partnerships. Home Depot, National Park Service and NWF volunteers all converged at the Ecology Village garden …

Cows In the Garden: How One Teacher at a NYC Eco-School in the Bronx Engages Children in Science

One sunny day in 2010, a farmer came to visit PS 69 Journey Prep School in the Bronx, a NYC Eco-School. The farmer brought Rainbow, a 7-day-old calf, along with him.  While …

It’s an Urban Jungle Out There – Growing Sustainable Schools…

Last October, I started my dream job as New York City Outreach Manager for Eco-Schools USA. Every day, I get to wake up and help teachers and parents find ways …

Sandy’s Mandate: Time to Get Serious About Clean Energy

In the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, it is more important than ever for Americans to rethink our energy choices. Devastating extreme weather events are becoming far too common, with tragic …

Sandy’s Mandate: When Political Reality Meets Climate Reality

Whatever happens on November 6th, the tragic scenes unfolding across the 19 states impacted by Superstorm Sandy have realigned American politics when it comes to climate change. The road to …

Living Amongst Pavement No More: Where I Found A New York “Green Escape”

I have been to New York City a handful of times during my life, and each time, I see The City That Never Sleeps in a different light. Recently, I traveled …

Hurricane Sandy’s Impact on Fish and Wildlife

Hurricane Sandy made landfall on the East Coast this week and due to its unusual West-turning track, it came ashore midway in the eastern “Megalopolis” with its 65 million people.  Virginia …

Green Roof on PS 41 in New York

Green Roof Inspires New York School: Video

I grew up watching movies set in New York City, so I have many pre-conceived images of life there. A peaceful garden on top of a school was not one of …

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