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Read about the latest events, issues, legislation, and more affecting wildlife and our work.

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No Time to Lose to Help the North American Monarch Butterfly

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s decision that protections for the monarch butterfly are warranted but precluded under the Endangered Species Act is a clear signal to the national conservation community, state and federal agencies, and the public of the peril the species is in.

Bald eagle in Kachemak Bay, Alaska. Photo by Andy Morffew.

Biden Inauguration Provides Opportunity for Swift Action on Conservation, Climate

Jan 20, 2021

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Biden Administration Reasserts U.S. Leadership to Confront the Climate Crisis

Jan 20, 2021

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National Wildlife Federation Applauds Colorado Lawsuit to Overturn Illegal Uncompahgre Management Plan

Jan 18, 2021

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lead pipe, credit: US EPA

Criminal Charges Critical to Ensuring Flint Water Crisis Never Repeated

Jan 14, 2021

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Legislative Victories

President Trump 'Must Be Removed from Office' for Inciting Insurrection, Attempting to Overthrow Election

Jan 12, 2021

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Enbridge Refusal to Comply with Michigan Order to Shut Down Line 5 a Desperate Move

Jan 12, 2021

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Sparrow by Richard Remington

Biden Administration Should Swiftly Undo Political Interference in PFAS Guidance

Jan 11, 2021

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Silver Carp. Photo credit: National Wildlife Federation.

Illinois Signs Agreement to Advance Brandon Road Project to Stop Asian Carp

Jan 07, 2021

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More than one-third of U.S. fish and wildlife species are at risk of extinction in the coming decades. We're 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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