The National Wildlife Federation

August–September 2017

National Wildlife® // August–September 2017 Issue

President’s View: United in the Fight for Conservation

Our new take on a classic “Ding” Darling cartoon reflects today’s conservation army

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Beavers as Ecopartners

These aquatic mammals are helping restore parched ecosystems in the West

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Flag a Fence, Save a Sage-Grouse

A low-tech tool is preventing sage-grouse deaths while teaching youth about conservation

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Home at Last

After 131 years, bison return to the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming, helping restore an ecosystem—and heal the past

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Silent Seashores?

Scientists and conservationists team up to protect imperiled migratory shorebirds

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Arrested Recovery

The spectacular comeback of the Kemp’s ridley sea turtle has hit a roadblock, with the 2010 Gulf oil spill fingered as a primary suspect

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Working Lands as Wild Lands

When private landowners commit to stewardship, grassland wildlife thrive

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Working for Wildlife

Protecting the Delaware River, An Inconvenient Truth sequel provides hope, elevating unheard voices and more

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News of the Wild

Bees once again making headlines, the world's fastest flying animal and more

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Worth Their Weight in Gold

Belying a bad reputation, goldenrods do not trigger allergies—but do benefit pollinators

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Nature's Witness: Small Wonders

A photographer captures an image of a caterpillar as it enjoys a morning bite

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Shared Moment: Tough Love

A photographer captures a dynamic image of a mother bobcat teaching her offspring a bit of self-defense

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