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How Outdated Wetlands Maps Threaten Wildlife

A rule announced by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) undermines the very existence of many of the habitats that birds like the whooping crane need to survive. The …

U.S. Sheep Station in Conflict with Wildlife

Yellowstone National Park and the surrounding national forests and wilderness areas of central Idaho are some of the nation’s wildest country. Two of the greatest wildlife habitats in this region …

American Avocet

Why Chicks Need Potholes

I find this strange to say, but I want more potholes. Not the failure-of-asphalt kind that wreak havoc with cars. I want more of the kind Mother Nature makes, the …

Bighorns on ledge

Take Action for Wild Bighorn Sheep at Risk

Right now, bighorn sheep who make their home in the mountains running through Idaho and Montana are at risk of disease transmission from domestic sheep grazing at a U.S. Department of Agriculture research …

Drought, Fire and Freeze: Lawmakers Consider Impacts of Extreme Weather…

Changing the Way Our Children Eat at School

U.S. Forest Service Announces $1 Million in Kids and Nature…

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 …

Ranger Rick Goes to Washington

Breaking News: A Washington Post article reports that raccoons have invaded White House grounds, and are causing the National Park Service no small amount of trouble. We at NWF would like …

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