People and Wildlife

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Ridding Waters and Wildlife Habitat of Toxic Chemicals

Waterways and the aquatic habitats of many wildlife from kingfishers to polar bears are contaminated with highly toxic “forever chemicals.” These chemicals — known as Per-and-Polyfluoroalkyl Substances, or PFAS — … Read more

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New Oil & Gas Rule Will Benefit Wildlife on Public Lands

Wildlife – from majestic elk to small burrowing owls – depend on our public lands and waters for their survival. Elk use large intact landscapes and migration pathways to access … Read more

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Big Steps from Biden to Curb Power Plant Pollution

I am a huge fan of refrigerator magnets. They proudly hold my kids’ artwork in temporary exhibition as well as this week’s grocery list. These magnets are also a walk … Read more

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Restored: Your Voice for Wildlife

The National Environmental Policy Act is the nation’s most fundamental tool for properly vetting the impacts of major federal projects on wildlife, our environment, and people; for identifying less environmentally … Read more

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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

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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

New Wetlands Report Shows Accelerating Losses

On Friday, March 22 – World Water Day – the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issued a new report, entitled Status and Trends of Wetlands in the Coterminous United States … Read more

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The Women’s Environmental Institute

This Women’s History Month the National Wildlife Federation is honoring women who have worked to advance environmental justice initiatives in their community. We will be highlighting Karen Clark and Jacquelyn … Read more