Conservation

National Wildlife Federation President and CEO Collin O'mara with Mayor Francis Slay of St Louis announcing the launch of the Mayors' Monarch Pledge in 2015.

How to Issue Wildlife-Friendly Proclamations in Your Community

Wildlife and humans can and should co-exist in sustainable, healthy communities. Community leaders such as mayors, city councilors, county commissioners, and municipal staff across the country are making the connection …

riparian bush rabbit in vegetation

Devastated by Disease

Wild rabbits are in danger. In the past two years, thousands of black-tailed jack rabbits in the Sonoran Desert have been killed by rabbit hemorrhagic disease (RHD). The disease is …

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A New Bill Addresses America’s Disproportionate Pollution Problem

Pollution, especially from fossil fuel production, drives climate change, contaminates our air and water, and burdens people and wildlife with long-term health impacts. As a new administration and Congress seek …

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The Leaders We Need to Address the Wildlife Crisis and the Climate Crisis are Here

Our wildlife and lands face unprecedented challenges from the effects of climate change, toxic pollutants flowing into our air and water, energy development, mismanagement of natural resources, and worsening natural …

Ducks at Seney National Wildlife Refuge Photo by Courtney Celley/USFWS.

2021 Great Lakes Region Agenda for Congress:

As the new Congress gets down to business after a bitter election—and post-election—that featured outright assaults on our democracy, we’re hearing a lot of talk about the need to unite …

Quiz: Which Endangered Animal Are You?

Quiz: Which Endangered Animal Are You?

Answer six questions to see which endangered animal channels your inner self! Read more amazing blogs about endangered animals!

Lone wolf OR-93 in central Sierra.

The Wolf is at Yosemite’s Door

I have lived outside Yosemite National Park for over twenty years and worked in the park for almost a decade. Yosemite is my north star, and I spend every spare …

Our Work for Wildlife Depends on a Healthy Democracy

As stated in our mission “to unite all Americans to ensure wildlife thrive in a rapidly changing world,” the National Wildlife Federation understands that our ability to bring people together …

Sandhill cranes in a wetland

Infrastructure Package Must Include Conservation Investments—Here’s Why

The United States is at a turning point. With the COVID-19 pandemic, the economic recession induced by the pandemic, racial injustice, and climate change facing the country, Americans need solutions. …

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Lead Stopper: The Switch to Copper

According to the National Park Service, more than 500 scientific studies published worldwide since 1898 have documented that 134 species of wildlife are negatively affected by lead ammunition and fishing tackle. Increasingly, sportsmen—and women, such as …

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