Conservation

Grey reef shark

Sharks in the Parks

From sea to shining sea, sharks can be found in the waters of our national parks, national monuments, and national wildlife refuges. With over 500 species of sharks in the …

A beaver swimming in shallow water with a small branch

Passing the Torch: Shelby Weigand Steps In to Lead Riparian Connectivity

We are delighted to introduce the newest member of our NWF regional team, Shelby Weigand, who joined the National Wildlife Federation in late March as our Senior Coordinator, Riparian Connectivity. …

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Latino Conservation Week 2022

What is Latino Conservation Week? From July 16 to July 24, communities throughout the country will enjoy and connect with the great outdoors during the 9th annual Latino Conservation Week (LCW), …

Healthy vegetation sits alongside a field scorched by fire in the Amazon rainforest in Rondonia state, Brazil.

You’ll Never Look at the Grocery Store the Same Again

Tropical forests are disappearing at an alarming rate. You may remember the record-breaking Amazon fires in 2019, or heard that the world has lost approximately 10% of its tree cover …

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Meet the 2022 Class of NWF Graduate Student Research Fellows

The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) is pleased to introduce the recipients of this year’s graduate student research fellowships. Each year, NWF Graduate Student Research Fellows support the advancement of NWF …

Choose Clean Water Coalition meeting

Reviving, Restoring, and Reimagining Clean Water 

After three years of postponing, it finally happened. The Choose Clean Water Coalition held a conference in Richmond, VA focusing on current issues involving Chesapeake Bay restoration. The intention was …

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Missoula’s Monarch Pledge

The migration of monarch butterflies is one of the natural world’s most epic journeys. That’s why the National Wildlife Federation cheered Mayor John Engen, who was the first Mayor in …

student designed climate board game

RiSC Students: Climate Resilience Ambassadors in Coney Island

Over the past decade, the need to protect our nation’s coastlines from sea level rise, erosion, and coastal storms has become one of the most critical and immediate challenges we …

high school students standing in front of completed fencing project.

Next Generation’s Pronghorn Conservation 

A hot July weekend in 2021 set me on one of my greatest undertakings as a conservationist and teacher. That summer, I volunteered through NWF’s Artemis to work on a …

Right whale breaching

Protecting North Atlantic Right Whales and Advancing Clean Energy

The National Wildlife Federation is proud to share an exciting new agreement to protect North Atlantic right whales while advancing clean, renewable, offshore wind energy. The agreement, signed by the …

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