Students and Nature

Boston College

2023 Campus Race to Zero Waste Winners: Diverting Waste from Landfills

Participants in the 2023 Campus Race to Zero Waste divert more than 29.4 million pounds of waste from the landfill through donation, composting, and recycling efforts. 3.4 million college students, … Read more

A crowd of people with signs and banners pose for a photo. The biggest banner reads, "STOP FORMOSA".

Young Leaders Converge and Skill-Up to Shift the Power at the 2023 Power Shift Convergence

Earlier this month, hundreds of youth climate activists came together in Bvlbancha (the original Chahta name for New Orleans, LA) at the New Orleans Convention Center for the first in-person … Read more

Earth Day on the Caja: Caring for Our Common Home

In honor of Earth Day, this week I had the opportunity to take out 70 students and faculty from Menaul High School in Albuquerque, NM, for a guided hike and … Read more

Stories from the Eco-Green Schoolyard – A Medium for Healing, Student Learning and Managing Climate Change

NWF Eco-Green is in its eighth year of supporting schools across Southeast Michigan and beyond that are making real change on their campuses to mitigate climate change through action-based Eco-Schools … Read more

Are You Ready to Take the Clean Earth Challenge?

Simple actions can have a collective impact! In 2022, the National Wildlife Federation teamed up with Johnson Outdoors to launch the Clean Earth Challenge. The ask is simple—pick up trash … Read more

Education Newsletter Winter 2023

Hello, from the National Wildlife Federation’s Education Team In this edition, we’re interviewing Kim Martinez, our Vice-President of Education and Engagement. We talk about climate work happening around the world … Read more

MLK Day 2023: NWF Education Team Plants Seeds of Service

In the fall of 2022, the Education & Engagement Department leadership team, led by the Vice President of Education & Engagement Kim Martinez, started to prepare a team-wide planning meeting … Read more

Photo of volunteers on MLK Day

A Blueprint for Student Success: Martin Luther King Day 2023

Remember last year we had a freak snowstorm that reduced our Martin Luther King Day volunteers down to three people, including myself, but we still managed to put up bat … Read more

NWF Partners with Dream in Green to Present at the 2023 Green Schools Conference

This February, National Wildlife Federation and Dream in Green will be presenting at the annual Green Schools Conference February 27-March 1, 2023 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Green Schools Conference … Read more

Youth tree planting event

North Carolina’s Youth Plant Over 500 Longleaf Pine Trees at the Hoke Community Forest

The National Wildlife Federation, in partnership with Hoke County, planning partners, and funders, hosted a tree planting ceremony this past weekend to celebrate and initiate restoration efforts of the Hoke … Read more