People and Wildlife

Everglades National Park

Celebrating Restoration in the heart of America’s Everglades

We are celebrating major milestones for Everglades restoration, including securing record investments for restoration and seeing projects decades in the making coming online. In the heart of America’s Everglades, for example, construction … Read more

Nature-Themed Reading for Black History Month

This Black History Month, we are uplifting Black leaders that have made a difference by sharing personal, ancestral, and contemporary connections with nature, gardening, and community education. Progressive Nature Studies … Read more

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Good News from the Gulf

NWF’s Gulf program has made great strides since its beginning over a decade ago, and 2023 was no exception. As we close out this year, join us in celebrating achievements … Read more

Aerial view of a portion of a watershed system.

Momentum is growing for restoring freshwater ecosystems

Freshwater ecosystems provide clean drinking water, reduce the impacts of floods and fires, and are essential habitat for fish and wildlife. Despite these benefits, rivers and wetlands are often undervalued … Read more

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Birds Not Mosquitoes: A solution at the heart of Hawai’i’s extinction crisis

Going to Hawai’i to escape the winter back home? Whether you are an expert birder or just bird curious, or just open to exploring the birds of the islands, the … Read more

El Día de Muertos y el Trabajo de Conservación de la Mariposa Monarca

Por cientos de años, al comenzar las celebraciones del Día de Muertos, el cielo azul del estado de Michoacán y el Estado de México se matiza de brillantes colores naranja, … Read more

Great Lakes States Show Leadership in Development of PFAS Policies

With over 3,000 PFAS-contaminated sites in the U.S., these forever chemicals are a nationwide problem. But if you looked at a map of the known contamination across the country, the … Read more

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Seasons are changing for Michigan’s fish and wildlife

Warming stream temperatures are becoming lethal for trout. Tick “hot areas” are expanding at an unprecedented rate, increasing the risk of tick-borne illness. More frequent and volatile weather events create … Read more

Building Detroit’s Green Future

For many of the houses of worship and organizations involved in Sacred Grounds, it’s as much about education as it is about the installations. Read part 1 of this series … Read more

Announcing Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom College and University Grant Program

National Wildlife Federation and Mutual of Omaha are excited to announce the 2023-2024 Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom College and University Grant Program. America’s experience with cherished landscapes and wildlife … Read more