Conservation

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Unraveling the Monarch Mysteries of Deep South Texas

Deep South Texas is nestled along the mighty Rio Grande River that leads to the sandy shores of South Padre Island. Deep South Texas, also known as the Lower Rio … Read more

A mountain lion (tan and white fur with a few black patches) can be seen trotting through a desert area at night.

Los cruces de vida silvestre son necesarios

¿Quién no ha visto con tristeza a un animal atropellado en una carretera, víctima de una colisión con un vehículo? Las colisiones entre vehículos y animales son una de las … Read more

A mountain lion (tan and white fur with a few black patches) can be seen trotting through a desert area at night.

Wildlife crossings are a win-win

Who hasn’t sadly seen an animal on the side of the road, a victim of a collision with a vehicle? Collisions between vehicles and animals are one of the leading … Read more

A person wearing a hard hat is in a crane bucket. Power lines can be seen crossing through the trees.

A New Path to Siting Energy Transmission

Transmission towers, lines, and stations are crucial to moving energy from its source to homes and businesses. To fully unlock the potential of renewable energy, the United States must at … Read more

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Why Does NWF care about the Farm Bill?

The Farm Bill is the largest federal investment in private lands conservation, providing about $6 billion annually for farmers, ranchers, and foresters to protect or restore their lands and water. … Read more

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Building Wildlife Havens, One Oak at a Time

“The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.” These words, spoken by renowned poet and philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson, allude to the impact of planting just one acorn … Read more

Achilles’ Steel: Broadening Horizons in Carbon Dioxide Removal

To prevent the most extreme impacts of climate change – such as devastating hurricanes, intense wildfires, and deadly heat waves – we must all work together to reduce our emissions. … Read more

Against a setting sun, a worker wearing a hardhat is holding a laptop. A transmission tower can be seen.

A Reliable Power Grid

Our electricity demands are increasing, as we electrify transportation and heating systems and require more data centers and manufacturing and industrial facilities. To meet these demands, we need a reliable … Read more

Man spraying a lawn.

Why We Shouldn’t Have Lawns

Look around almost any neighborhood in the United States and you’re likely to see acres and acres of turf grass. How we got to this point of ‘lawn-superiority’ is the … Read more

Replacing lawn with native plants is a boon to local wildlife. Photo Credit: Elyse Jurgen

Grow Beyond No Mow May: Options for Reducing Your Lawn

Lawns are often thought of as a staple of an American home, but what role do they play in the future of gardening? Read our related blogs in this series, … Read more