People and Wildlife

How Nature Can Help Fight Climate Change

America’s forests, wetlands, oceans, and plains are critical to the success of any climate change policy. These landscapes have the potential to capture and store vast amounts of carbon – … Read more

Clean, Accessible Water for Texas Communities and Wildlife

Water is an essential part of life, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. A single person in the United States uses an average of 80-100 gallons of water per day—just indoors—and … Read more

NW Forging a Collaborative Course of Action for Snake River Salmon

Hot water is killing cold-water fish. This isn’t news. Scientists have agreed for some time that warming river temperatures are a critical threat to Columbia and Snake River salmon. What … Read more

How Toronto is Building a “Pollinator Friendly” City

Maintaining biodiverse ecosystems within cities will continue to be a challenge in the coming decades, and providing quality habitat for pollinators is one of the most impactful actions cities can … Read more

The Earth of a Child

When my wife was pregnant, friends and family were quick to point out how much my world was going to change. They were right. Habits, sleep, and the simple routines … Read more

Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom

A Reminder to Continue the Fight For Environmental Equity Racial justice and environmental justice are intrinsically linked, and we will not reach the vision of healthier habitats and communities without … Read more

Healthy Headwaters for People and Wildlife

Strategic partnership aims at healthy forests, healthy water, healthy people—and water for wildlife The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Or, as National Wildlife Federation’s Chief Program … Read more

LGBTQ+ Conservationists: Finding Equality in the Environment

LGBTQ+ conservationists, though not always visible or recognized, have contributed to the scientific research, policy, and grassroots advocacy that have helped wildlife thrive in a rapidly changing world.  This Pride … Read more

Find ways to celebrate during social distancing

Six Ways to Celebrate the River of the Year, Right Now!

Take a victory lap with us across the Delaware River watershed What if the river next to your house was so choked with sewage and industrial pollution that you were sickened … Read more

Committing to Equity in a Time of Crisis

As the COVID-19 crisis continues to unfold, we are seeing how inequities play out in our world. The pandemic is having a disproportionate impact on low-income communities of color–the same … Read more