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Become a National Wildlife Federation EcoLeader

Join National Wildlife Federation's EcoLeaders Community, an online community for the next generational of conservation leaders—pre-college young leaders, college students, and young professionals. Earn certification for your leadership skills and positive impact on wildlife and the environment, access resources to help get your campus project started, and network with students in your region or nationwide through an online community.

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Sign Up to Receive Monthly Emails about Opportunities and Resources

Our members and partners are part of a collaborative network with access to valuable resources including webinars, bi-monthly e-news, and more. Students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to join!

Register for the 2018 EcoCareers Conference

The EcoCareers Conference, Focus on the Future of Sustainability, will be on February 21-22, 2018. This online conference is open to all campus and community leaders; registered EcoLeaders are free to participate.

Participate in the Campus Race to Zero Waste Competition

The Campus Race to Zero Waste (formerly RecycleMania) competition challenges colleges and universities to reduce waste, increase recycling, and work toward zero waste on campus. 

Take the Campus Pollinator Pledge

The National Wildlife Federation is asking college and university students, faculty, and staff to take action on their campus to provide healthy habitat for pollinators.

Become a National Wildlife Federation Certified Wildlife Habitat Campus

Colleges and universities are encouraged to certify their habitat through National Wildlife Federation to highlight efforts to protect wildlife on campus by providing food, water, cover, and a place to raise young.

Apply for a National Wildlife Federation Internship

Gain experience in different areas of environmental work, exchange ideas, and work with knowledgeable professionals, and receive invaluable training, networking, and professional experience opportunities with a National Wildlife Federation internship.

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Where We Work

More than one-third of U.S. fish and wildlife species are at risk of extinction in the coming decades. The National Wildlife Federation is on the ground in seven regions across the country, collaborating with 53 state and territory affiliates to reverse the crisis and ensure wildlife thrive.

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