Students and Nature

Generations of Environmentalists Protecting the Four Generations of Monarchs

Habitat Loss and Declining Monarch Populations Land degradation and climate change are two of the most pressing environmental issues facing communities, ecosystems, and species all around the world. The migratory monarch … Read more

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Centering Community in Albuquerque, New Mexico

The Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge, located just outside of Albuquerque, New Mexico, is recognized as the first urban national wildlife refuge in the Southwest. Managed by the U.S. … Read more

Earth Tomorrow Houston Leadership Campout Builds on EJ Principles

Last year, Earth Tomorrow relaunched in Houston with its Summer Institute, a week-long summer intensive program for students to expand their knowledge on local environmental issues, build personal skills, and … Read more

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Academics Afield: Arming Students with Safe Hunting Practices

Hunting is integral in wildlife conservation—from connecting people with nature to managing animal populations—and since 1936, the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) has been a driving force that supports hunting and … Read more

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Campuses Divert 105 Million Single-Use Plastics

Thirty colleges and universities have been recognized as winners for this year’s Campus Race to Zero Waste Competition, a program of the National Wildlife Federation and RecycleMania Inc. Three winners … Read more

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ECHO Elevates the Field at Local and National Conferences

Professional conferences provide a platform for like-minded organizations and professionals to come together to advance communication and collaboration around shared priorities that help shape the future of any given field. … Read more

Restoring Longleaf Pine in the Hoke Community Forest

In the North Carolina Sandhills stands Hoke Community Forest, over 500 acres of protected forest land belongs to the citizens of Hoke County. This forest has historically sat idle and … Read more

C2P2 Connects College Students & Locals on River Health

When Daniela Robles—a University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) senior and first-generation student in USCB’s Promise Scholars Program—connected with College and Community Partners Program (C2P2) through an internship in the … Read more

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Wild Kingdom Grant Awardees

National Wildlife Federation and Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom have teamed up to inspire and support the efforts of the next generation of conservation leadership. We are collaborating on a series … Read more

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Recruiting the 2024 Cohort of Graduate Student Research Fellows

National Wildlife Federation’s Education and Engagement Department regularly supports a cohort of Graduate Student Research Fellows who contribute to the advancement of programs across the department through dedicated research projects. … Read more