Volunteers pose by a well-decorated aquarium after delivering salmon eggs.

Hatching a Plan for Salmon Stewardship

On a gray, drizzly morning at the end of October, a small fleet of volunteers departed the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (ODFW) forested campus. Each carried a cooler … Read more

Education Newsletter Fall 2022

Hello, from the National Wildlife Federation’s Education Team In this issue, you’ll read about an inspirational mural in Texas, environmental justice and youth leadership in New York, and a nationwide … Read more

2022 Delaware River Watershed Fellows kayaking in the Delaware River Watershed

A Cool Summer Job in Conservation

Air Dunkley began rowing competitively in 7th grade. His 6’7” frame carried him to success through high school and into college, but as much as he gave the sport, the … Read more

Campus Waste Minimization: Strategies From the 2022 Campus Race to Zero Waste

Despite the challenges colleges and universities faced this year due to the pandemic, campuses were committed to relaunching and strengthening initiatives to engage students, faculty, and staff in advancing waste … Read more

August 31 field trip to Coney Island Creek

Teachers Explore Climate Resilience Education at RiSC Summer Professional Learning Institute

Resilience has become a buzzword, but what does the term really mean, especially in relation to the climate crisis, and how can it be discussed in the classroom? This was … Read more

Education Newsletter Summer 2022

Hello, from the National Wildlife Federation’s Education Team As we start to think about heading back to school, we’re excited to share stories about two programs that have kept us … Read more

student designed climate board game

RiSC Students: Climate Resilience Ambassadors in Coney Island

Over the past decade, the need to protect our nation’s coastlines from sea level rise, erosion, and coastal storms has become one of the most critical and immediate challenges we … Read more

high school students standing in front of completed fencing project.

Next Generation’s Pronghorn Conservation 

A hot July weekend in 2021 set me on one of my greatest undertakings as a conservationist and teacher. That summer, I volunteered through NWF’s Artemis to work on a … Read more

Hooked On Family Fishing event

When it Rains it Pours: Families Hooked on Fishing

The weather on the morning of April 30th, 2022 was indecisive. Patches of blue sky and sun dared everyone to hope that the torrential rain forecasted for the day might … Read more

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