Students and Nature

Students at 2022 Campus Race to Zero Waste

Participants in the 2022 Campus Race to Zero Waste divert more than 27.9 million pounds of waste from the landfill through donation, composting, and recycling efforts.

3.6 million college students, faculty and staff across 200 college campuses kept more than 200 million single-use plastic containers out of the landfill. The National Wildlife Federation and RecycleMania Inc. … Read more

Eagle Summit, Steese National Conservation Area, Alaska

Sustaining the Next Generation of Environmentalists

The NWF EcoLeaders and EcoCareers programs are integral to achieving the National Wildlife Federation’s goal of uplifting the next generation of environmentalists. By providing an online community, career center, and … Read more

5 Ways to Act for the Planet During Earth Month

TOGETHER WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE April is the month we come together to celebrate this incredible planet on which we live. Biodiversity loss, pollution, and a warming climate can … Read more

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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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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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 … Read more

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 … Read more

Education Newsletter Fall 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 … Read more

Oyster castles teeming with oysters.

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 … Read more