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 … Read more

Harvesting nettles

Foraging in a Changing Climate

As spring passes and summer approaches, my mind always turns to harvesting on the land with my plant people community. Right now, it’s almost time to harvest my favorite treat … Read more

Houston Youth Digging in to Protect their Communities from Flooding

What does the health of my watershed have to do with resilience to climate change?  The National Wildlife Federation’s Student Climate Resilience Ambassadors (SCRA) are Houston high school students who … Read more

Kokanee Salmon.

FLATHEAD LAKE: THE STORY OF A FISH, A SHRIMP, AND A BAD CASE OF HUBRIS

It’s the mid-1900s in northwestern Montana. McDonald Creek runs bright red with kokanee salmon swimming upstream to spawning grounds. They carry the future of their population on their red backs … Read more

Pine Grosbeak by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant David Halgrimson.

QUIZ: Seven Red Birds for the Holidays

Red is a color associated with Christmas, Yule, and the winter holiday season in general. Here in North America, we don’t have too many wildlife species that are red. There … Read more

How to Create Outdoor Spaces for All

Everyone deserves the opportunity to enjoy time outdoors. The more people who connect with nature, the more we all benefit. Spending time outdoors during the COVID-19 pandemic reduced stress and … Read more

Marisa camping

Hispanic Heritage Month Employee Spotlights: Marisa Sandoval

This Hispanic Heritage Month, members of the Latinx, Hispanic, and Multicultural Employee Resource Group (ERG) at the Wildlife Federation are coming together to share our stories — in our own … Read more

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

Thank you, President Biden, for Restoring Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

As we crested the final rise of Boulder Mountain, my heart began to race. We were almost there. I pulled my truck into the viewpoint turnout and excitedly yelled at … Read more

Hispanic Heritage Month Employee Spotlights: Amy Dominguez

This Hispanic Heritage Month, members of the Latinx, Hispanic, and Multicultural Employee Resource Group at National Wildlife Federation are coming together to share our stories — in our own words. … Read more

Hispanic Heritage Month Employee Spotlights: Kasandra Richardson

This Hispanic Heritage Month, members of the Latinx, Hispanic, and Multicultural Employee Resource Group at National Wildlife Federation are coming together to share our stories — in our own words. … Read more