People and Wildlife

A California condor takes flight over Pinnacles National Park. Wildlife like the condor need the Recovering America's Wildlife Act to thrive.

Reintroducing Wildlife: 5 Species for Hope

A tiny Karner blue butterfly sips from a lupine flower in New Hampshire, while far away a California condor soars over Big Sur. Meanwhile, a Texas horned lizard snags its …

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A Day On, Not a Day Off

Back in 2002, Martin Luther King Jr. Day was gaining momentum as the first of its kind service holiday, and it was dubbed nationwide as “A Day On, Not a …

Mule deer cross the overpass along Highway 93, Elko County, Nevada. Credit: NDOW

Conserving Nevada’s Migration Corridors

Ungulate obligates. Try saying that three times fast. The only native deer species in Nevada, mule deer are migratory sagebrush obligates, meaning they are dependent on sagebrush habitat for their …

Dune and Marsh Vegetation

Living Shorelines Build Resilient Coasts

A History of Living Shorelines in Maryland What is a living shoreline? Well, many people have a general idea. But for those that are unfamiliar, the term ‘living shoreline’ defines …

Spawning salmon and incredible fall colors at Icicle Creek in central Washington.

Climate, Wildlife, and Justice in the Build Back Better Act

In November 2021, the House of Representatives passed the Build Back Better Act, a sweeping legislative package that would enact a broad range of items including transformational investments in climate …

pronghorns in cheatgrass

Cheatgrass Threatens Wildlife, Western Lands, and Rural Communities

Invading Americas grasslands Although it has never been cast as the villain in any of the great Westerns produced in Hollywood, Bromus tectorum — commonly known as cheatgrass — is …

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New Flood Resilience Report Highlights Risk at the Community Level

Changing environmental conditions — including increased impacts from climate change-driven sea level rise, land subsidence, and more — all factor into a community’s risk of flooding. More and more areas …

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COP26: A Pivotal Moment for the U.S. and Climate

Among all the heightened bustle and activity of climate action since President Biden took office this year is the United Nations 26th annual Climate Change Conference, or COP26. Postponed until …

The Clean Water Act – Protecting Our Nation’s Waters for 49 Years

Before the Clean Water Act, our nation’s waters were in trouble. We were losing nearly half a million acres of wetlands annually. Lake Erie was considered functionally dead, thanks to …

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Monarch Conservation is a Cultural Issue, Too

Haga Clic Aquí para Leer esta Página en Español » Conservationists from Mexico, the U.S., and Canada are working tirelessly to save the migratory monarch butterflies . But monarchs are …

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