Environmental Justice

Golder Ranch

What Voice Do We Have?: Environmental justice and the Tongue River Railroad

On Wednesday evening, the auditorium of the St. Labre School in Ashland, Montana was packed.  Northern Cheyenne tribal members, land owners, ranchers and hunters came to the third public scoping … Read more

Latino Kids Missing out on the Outdoors and STEM

When you think about the outdoors and “outdoorsy” people, what comes to mind? Bearded hikers in flannel shirts? Intrepid retirees armed with the latest in GPS gadgetry ambling through the … Read more

Women Conservationists, Always Ahead of the Curve

I’ll admit it: when I think of American conservationists, old guys like Teddy Roosevelt and John Muir spring to mind. I’m sure I’m not the only one to sometimes overlook … Read more

NWF’s Own Na’Taki Osborne Jelks Appointed to “21CSC” Federal Advisory Committee to Get Youth Outdoors

Recently Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps (21CSC) Advisory Committee.  The 21CSC is an entity called for in President Obama’s … Read more

Healing Our Waters in Motown: Great Lakes Restoration Conference

Motown is known for great music and keeping things moving on the assembly line. This week, hundreds of people from across the country are keeping things moving in Detroit to … Read more

Cornell’s Civic Ecology Lab to Lead EPA Environmental Education Program

The Ivy League gets especially green around the southern shore of Cayuga Lake–never more so than when it comes to environmental education. Cornell University’s Civic Ecology Lab has been chosen … Read more

Conservative Supreme Court Justices Affirm Climate Science

Today’s decision by the Supreme Court in American Electric Power v. Connecticut may have foreclosed (for now) the possibility of states using federal common law to seek carbon pollution limits … Read more

Townhalls Inspiring Action

This past Wednesday, the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) partnered with Democracia USA, a national non-partisan Hispanic civic engagement organization, to put on a townhall-style event in Camden, NJ (outside of … Read more

Detroit

Green Equity Is Mission Essential

Simone Lightfoot heads up regional urban initiatives for the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) Great Lakes Regional Center. She integrates the work of the NWF with the region’s urban green efforts … Read more

How NWF is fighting for climate justice in tribal communities

This guest blog post was written by Myra Wilensky, NWF’s Tribal Global Warming Outreach Manager. She is based in Boulder, CO. For more information on her work towards achieving climate … Read more