Conservation

Cities Need Urban Wildlife Plans to Combat the Extinction Crisis

Urban wildlife are facing unprecedented challenges as development in the United States continues unabated. Habitat destruction and fragmentation mean less habitat in urban and suburban areas and fewer corridors for …

5 Incredible Species Helped by the Land and Water Conservation Fund

Often called America’s most successful conservation program, the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) — at no cost to taxpayers — expands and supports parks, forests, wildlife refuges, seashores, rivers, …

Sea Turtles and the Everglades

Many people think of the Everglades as a unique freshwater wetland—it is! But the shorelines associated with the Everglades also provide important habitat for five of the seven sea turtle …

When we save wildlife, we save ourselves

Wildlife, nature, and the outdoors are essential to any child’s upbringing. Most of us can remember a time in our childhood we spent exploring nature – but now, much of …

Our Newest Affiliate: Southeast Alaska Conservation Council

We are excited to announce that Southeast Alaska Conservation Council (SEACC) has joined the National Wildlife Federation as our 52nd state or territorial affiliate. Inspired by the land, wildlife, cultures, …

101 Years Strong: Protecting the Future of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act

The Migratory Bird Treaty Act is meant to safeguard over 1,000 species of migrating birds from intentional and incidental harm. Passed after the massive decline of many birds in the …

Pollinator Protection: Pledges, Policy and Proclamations

Substantive commitment to create a pollinator friendly world has increased significantly in the last three years. Local, state, and national efforts across North America are expanding and some include incentives. …

The Chesapeake Bay Community Celebrates an Important Milestone

The year 2019 means a lot to the environmental community in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Ten years ago, the nonprofit community came together under the Choose Clean Water Coalition hosted …

Collapse of Forage Fish Threatens Saltwater Sport Fishing

There’s a good reason why saltwater anglers obsess over the pattern, color, size, and presentation of their flies. The species anglers target rely upon the smaller forage fish that share …

Governors of DE, NJ, and PA Commit to Restoring the Delaware River Watershed

On May 16, 2019 in Philadelphia, the governors of Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania made a shared commitment to protect the Delaware River Watershed and agreed to work as equal …

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