Wilderness

Old-growth Douglas fir in Oregon.

A Crucial Law Protects Our Most Wild Old-Growth Forest

Oregon’s Coast Range is home to what many consider the single most remote wilderness in the entire state. Located about eight miles within the dense old-growth forest which runs south …

Fall in Love with Wild America

In honor of Valentine’s Day, National Wildlife Federation staff members are sharing favorite wild places and hidden gems – from national parks to national forests to wildlife refuges. As naturalist …

Edna Lake in Sawtooth Wilderness, Idaho

Celebrating 50 Years of American Wilderness

On September 3rd we celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the passage of the Wilderness Act and this week, folks in DC are continuing that celebration in the only way we …

Time to Go On Offense to Protect Our Cherished Public Lands

Unlike most every other country, America has a huge backyard. The federal public lands of the western United States are the equivalent of a giant commons that everyone can enjoy. …

Obama Uses Pen to Protect California Shoreline: More on Way?

President Barack Obama promised in his State of the Union address to use his authority to protect “more of our pristine federal lands for future generations” to get around congressional …

Michigan’s Sleeping Bear Dunes Gains Wilderness Protection

When you think of walking along a sandy beach at dusk with waves lapping at your feet, watching the sun dip below the horizon, you’re probably not picturing somewhere in …

Will New Interior Secretary Put Conservation On Equal Ground with…

  On Wednesday, President Barack Obama nominated Sally Jewell, CEO for the outdoor outfitter REI, as successor to Ken Salazar as Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior.  Conservation …

Weekly News Roundup-November 30, 2012

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: Obama Administration Delivers on Longstanding Promise to the American …

“Border Bill” Waives Environmental Laws, Puts Wildlife and Public Land at Risk

This week, the House of Representatives will vote on a package of public lands bills, including one highly controversial bill introduced by Rep. Rob Bishop (R-UT) that puts wildlife and …

Mr. Polar Bear Goes to Washington

Washington, DC got a rare sight this week — Arctic wildlife walking through our nation’s capitol.  If you were stuck in construction traffic on Constitution Avenue you may have caught …

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