People and Wildlife

salmon in Nooksack River, WA.

Measuring Conservation & Community Stewardship

NWF EcoLeader Community Research Fellowship As a doctoral student in urban planning and public policy with a focus on environmental policy and community stewardship, finding ways to strengthen community-academic partnerships … Read more

Graphic: Little Larry the salmon in river

Little Larry Swims: Salmon in the Trees?

Let’s talk about the food chain! We’re all a part of it. When you are a salmon, you are a big part of it. 130 different plant and animal species … Read more

Graphic: Little Larry swimming to Pacific Ocean

Little Larry Swims: High Tailin’ Salmon

Ever hear the saying: “The odds are good, but the goods are odd?”   In my case, and for all the salmon runs in these parts, the opposite is true. The … Read more

La Conservación de la Mariposa Monarca También es un Problema Cultural

Los conservacionistas de México, Estados Unidos y Canadá están trabajando sin descanso para salvar a la población migratoria de las mariposas monarca. Las monarcas son una especie que forma parte … Read more

Breaking wave over coral

Harnessing Natural Infrastructure to Protect the Built Environment

The National Wildlife Federation (NWF or Federation) and Allied World share ten years of partnership to raise awareness about the role nature-based solutions can play in hazard risk reduction. In … Read more

brook trout

Clean Water Advocacy in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

Everyone wants it. It provides countless benefits to public health, local economies, and quality of life. With it, wildlife thrives, communities flourish, and anglers smile. I’m talking of course, about … Read more

Sea Stars at California Coastal National Monument

Three Policies Supporting Coastal Resilience

Efforts to protect and enhance our nation’s coastal resilience are, by their very nature, place-based. As coastal states and communities pursue strategies to adapt to a changing coastline, federal policy … 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

Amazon fires

This Bill Could Breathe New Life Into Our Forests

It’s a beautiful day for California. The state has re-introduced a vital bill, AB 416, the California Deforestation-Free Procurement Act. If the bill becomes law, California will be the first … Read more

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 … Read more