water conservation

Mississippi River photo collage

How Well Do You Know the Mississippi River?

The Mississippi River, one of America’s most valuable waterways. We hear a lot about the river these days, how it contributes to our country’s economic growth, the wondrous wildlife, and …

Clean, Accessible Water for Texas Communities and Wildlife

Water is an essential part of life, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. A single person in the United States uses an average of 80-100 gallons of water per day—just indoors—and …

NW Forging a Collaborative Course of Action for Snake River Salmon

Hot water is killing cold-water fish. This isn’t news. Scientists have agreed for some time that warming river temperatures are a critical threat to Columbia and Snake River salmon. What …

More Corn Ethanol, Less Water for Wildlife

It may be hard to imagine water scarcity, given that large swaths of the Midwest are still drying out after historic and catastrophic flooding, but recently released research points to …

Protecting Water for Wildlife

In the late summer, western rivers get “skinny”–depleted by longstanding diversions for irrigation and municipal demands, and exacerbated by changes in mountain snowpack and warmer temperatures due to climate change. …

Studying Water Conservation Results in a National Wildlife Federation Schoolyard…

Rachael Barker is the lead Eco-Schools teacher at Rockdale Intermediate where she works with 3rd-5th grade Gifted & Talented (GT) students during the school day and after school in the …

The Campus Wild, a New Guide from NWF!

As students across the country head to their respective campuses for another school year, they may not realize that in addition to providing students with learning and living space, many …

Campus Conservation Nationals Celebrates 5th Anniversary

National Wildlife Federation’s partnership with Campus Conservation Nationals hits milestone as 2015 competition inspires college students across North America to reduce their electricity and water consumption. National Wildlife Federation, in …

Water Conservation and Reuse Workshop at Georgia Southern University

On September 16, 2011, the Georgia Campus Sustainability Network (GCSN) hosted a Water Conservation and Reuse Workshop at Georgia Southern University.  With support from National Wildlife Federation’s Campus Ecology program …

120,000 College Students Spent November Competing to Reduce Energy Use

This November, NWF co-sponsored (with the Alliance to Save Energy) the first national Lucid Design Group contest, the “Campus Conservation Nationals,” among 40 U.S. campuses to reduce (in real time) energy usage in their residence halls. Full information about the contest can be found at competetoreduce.org.

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