Our Austin Office
NWF's South Central Regional Center works with state affiliates to protect the land, water and wildlife of the Gulf coast and south central United States. We maintain beneficial partnerships with state affiliates and diverse partners who support our vision for conservation across Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Texas.
What We Work On
The Gulf oil disaster had a devastating impact on the Gulf in the Mississippi River Delta and beyond. We are working to restore the region's economy and ecosystem. Learn more >>
Mississippi River Delta Restoration
Every hour, another football field of the Mississippi River Delta erodes into the Gulf of Mexico. Find out how we can restore these critical coastal marshes.
Restoring Southern Forests
An ambitious forestry program focusing on Longleaf pine restoration on private lands. Read more about the importance of longleaf pine and restoration solutions.
Texas Living Waters
Through our Texas Living Waters project, National Wildlife Federation has worked since 2001 to reform the way Texas manages and uses its fresh water.
Bringing People and Nature Together
Every child has a right to environmental education and unstructured play. Vera Vollbrecht, Director of Nashville nature center, brings that destiny to children.
Policy Agenda for Children & Nature
Working with governors and state legislatures, National Wildlife Federation is crafting ground-breaking state policy responses to the challenge of connecting children with nature.
Schoolyard Habitats & Eco-Schools
We are working with major urban school districts to incorporate outdoor environmental education into their regular curriculum and to go green.
Recorded Webinar: Creating a Schoolyard Habitat: How to Create, Maintain, and Teach in an Outdoor Classroom
NWF's Earth Tomorrow
NWF's Earth Tomorrow leaders join community volunteers in efforts to conserve a 26-acre urban forest preserve by removing invasive plant species, repairing bridges, and gardening.
National Wildlife Federation challenges colleges and universities to reduce their own greenhouse gas emissions, engage students as advocates for global warming solutions, and support green jobs training programs.