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RiSC Students Help Create Living Shorelines in Coney Island Creek Park

Over the past decade, the need to protect our nation’s coastlines has become one of the most critical and immediate challenges we face. Due to increasingly frequent and intense coastal …

Houston Youth Digging in to Protect their Communities from Flooding

What does the health of my watershed have to do with resilience to climate change?  The National Wildlife Federation’s Student Climate Resilience Ambassadors (SCRA) are Houston high school students who …

Education Newsletter Winter 2022

Hello, from the National Wildlife Federation’s Education Team Across the country, the National Wildlife Federation’s education program leaders, educators, and students are finding creative ways to engage their communities and …

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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 …

Delivering Schools of Salmon

“So you’re the Egg Lady”, was the greeting I received as I entered Corbett Elementary School on a bright but cold November afternoon. I had called ahead to inform the …

Education Newsletter November 2021

Hello, from the National Wildlife Federation’s Education Team Our team strives to provide all people with equitable access to nature, scientifically-based environmental education, and knowledge regarding the history and principles …

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Oyster Retrofit – A Wildlife-Friendly Technique to Green Grey Infrastructure

The National Wildlife Federation is working with scientists at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Horn Point Laboratory (UMCES) to develop a novel restoration technique to green grey …

Campus Race to Zero Race highlights many different ways to practice sustainability on-campus.

How College Campuses got Creative Reducing Waste in 2021

Each year the Campus Race to Zero Waste (formerly RecycleMania) program calls for best practice case studies from campuses across the U.S. and Canada to showcase programs and strategies in …

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5 Ways to Take the National Wildlife Federation’s Education Programs Back to School

As a new month begins, many educators and students have already been in school for several weeks, with some returning to the physical classroom for the first time in over …

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General Motors Eco-Green Schools Demonstrate the Value and Strength of Hands-On STEM Learning During COVID

The 2020-2021 school year proved to be an immense challenge for schools across the country. But for sixteen schools working in partnership with the National Wildlife Federation and General Motors, …

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