Your support this past year has made a world of difference for at-risk animals all across America.
Thank you for all you do for polar bears, bison, brown pelicans, and all of our nation's wildlife!
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Conservation Success Stories of 2012
This year, National Wildlife Federation supporters made a real difference for wildlife and wild places across the country. Here are just a few success stories from 2012 that friends like YOU helped make possible!
Restoring Wild Bison
The support of people like you enabled NWF to partner with the Fort Peck and Fort Belknap tribes to help relocate more than 60 bison from Yellowstone National Park to their ancestral home on Montana’s Fort Peck Indian Reservation.
Read more about Restoring
Wild Bison >>
Rebuilding the Gulf
The voices and efforts of tens of thousands of NWF supporters helped secure the passage of the RESTORE Act, which ensures that money from BP's oil spill fines will be dedicated to helping habitat for brown pelicans, dolphins and many more Gulf wildlife.
Read more about this critical victory for Gulf wildlife >>
Greening Our Nation’s Schools
More than 2,000 K-12 schools in 48 states — representing over 1.2 million students — are currently participating in NWF’s Eco-Schools USA™ Program; and more are being added every day!
Learn more about Greening our Schools >>
Protecting Wildlife from Dirty Oil
Following months of dedicated efforts from NWF supporters like you, President Obama suspended a permit for the Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline. The proposed pipeline would run straight through migratory habitat for critically endangered whooping cranes.
Learn more about this victory for wildlife against big oil >>
Fighting Against Climate Change
NWF supporters were instrumental in generating three million public comments in support of the Environmental Protection Agency's first-ever national limits on carbon pollution emitted from new power plants--a critical step to curbing the climate change threatening the iconic polar bear.
Read more about the record-setting event for wildlife >>
Safeguarding Our Public Lands
With your help, NWF was able to join other conservation groups to file a lawsuit in response to a plan to drill on Colorado's Roan Plateau that failed to consider more wildlife-friendly approaches to drilling in this important habitat for some of the nation's largest mule deer and elk herds.
Read more about the second chance won for Colorado
Reducing Toxic Emissions
NWF supporters helped generate more than 900,000 public comments in support of the Environmental Protection Agency's new air pollution standards that will result in cutting mercury emissions by 91 percent; helping protect trout and the common loon from toxic mercury.
Read more about the historic win for wildlife against >>
Boosting Fuel Efficiency
Following tens of thousands of messages from NWF supporters, the Obama administration finalized new standards that will double the fuel economy of our cars and trucks—an enormous step to curbing the rising global temperatures that are threatening habitat for cold-loving species like the American pika.
Read more about Fuel Efficiency >>
Help Achieve More Victories for Wildlife in 2013!
The above accomplishments are a direct result of the actions and contributions of people like you. Please consider making a donation today to help continue the critical work needed in 2013 to protect imperiled species in need — from grizzly bears in Alaska to moose in Vermont.