Map of Accomplishments 1 - Restoring Bison to the American West 2 - Stopping Pebble Mine 3 - Fight for Clean Energy 4 - New California Office 5 - Stopping the Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline 6 - Restoring the Gulf Coast 7 - Stopping Asian Carp from Invading the Great Lakes 8 - Restoring Longleaf Pine Forests 9 - Building Wildlife Corridors in the Northeast 10 - Connecting Kids to Nature

You worked for wildlife hundreds of ways in 2011.
We'd like to show you ten.

 
In 2011, your contributions went right to work across America—funding the fight against the Keystone XL pipeline, repopulating native species, bringing wildlife back to the Gulf, and hundreds of other actions that preserve, protect and save wildlife. Here are ten steps we took that show how hard work paid off for wildlife:
 

The Bison Thank You.

The Bison Thank You.

In 2011, NWF procured 2,000 acres of protected land for future bison habitat by negotiating voluntary grazing reduction agreements in the Bull and Bay Pasture on Montana's Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge.  

Learn more about our bison restoration work >>

Advocacy in Alaska

Advocacy in Alaska

Pebble Limited Partnership is trying to develop Pebble Mine in Alaska's Bristol Bay region for large-scale mineral development. NWF and 363 groups petitioned against it. Voters sided with wildlife! 

Read about the decision from Pacific Regional Director >>

The Fight for Clean Energy.

The Fight for Clean Energy

The Obama administration unveiled an NWF-supported plan to cut tailpipe emissions by doubling fuel economy standards in the next 15 years. America will cut about 280 million tons of carbon pollution by 2030.

Read a blog about this plan to cut emissions >>

Thriving in California

Thriving in California

New Director. New Horizons.
Committed to California, NWF introduced a new California Director Beth Pratt. Beth has worked in Yosemite and Yellowstone National Parks and is a former VP/CFO of Yosemite Association.

Learn more about Beth and the California office launch party >>

People Power vs. Dirty Fuel

People Power vs. Dirty Fuel

Burying Keystone XL Pipeline
Thousands went to the White House to protest the disastrous Keystone XL pipeline. NWF's activism pushed the President to redo the inadequate environmental assessment, delaying the building of the $7-billion project.

Learn more about the Keystone XL Pipeline >> 

The Gulf Coast:

The Gulf Coast:

We're Working for Wildlife
NWF restored nesting and breeding grounds for wildlife in the Gulf Coast and lobbied Congress who then introduced an act dedicating up to $16 billion to Gulf Coast restoration.

Read about what our amazing Gulf volunteers accomplished >>

Protecting the Great Lakes

Protecting the Great Lakes

Keeping Asian Carp at Bay
Asian carp are verge on invading the Great Lakes, but NWF worked with lawmakers to introduce the Stop Asian Carp Act; a plan to restore the separation of Lake Michigan from the Mississippi River system.

Learn more about how we're working to stop Asian carp >>

Standing on Common Ground

Standing on Common Ground

Bringing Back Forests
The longleaf pine withstands a lot, however longleaf pine forests are almost gone. NWF's experts train landowners to restore longleaf pine ecosystems, saving this resource.

Read a blog about one of our longleaf pine workshops >>

Highways and Habitats

Highways and Habitats

Safe Passage in the Northeast
NWF's Northeastern Regional Center started Critical Paths, a project creating a habitat corridor providing safer passage across 80-million acres of land separated with highways. 

Learn more about how we're making corridors for wildlife >>

Inspired by Nature

Inspired by Nature

Connecting Kids and Nature
In 2011, thousands of people pitched tents for NWF's 7th Annual Great American Backyard Campout and connected with nature. NWF also worked with lawmakers to introduce the Healthy Kids Outdoor Act and the No Child Left Inside Act.

Learn more about the Healthy Kids Outdoors Act >>


Thank you…

for working with wildlife in 2011. The above accomplishments are a direct result to your commitment to conservation and contributions to the National Wildlife Federation.



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