America is privileged with a stunning array of animals, plants, and wild destinations—each with its own incredible story. Get to know the amazing wildlife in your backyard and beyond.
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Known for their "grizzled" appearance, these majestic bears take up residence in the forests, prairies, and alpine meadows of Alaska and the upper reaches of the American West.
From the Florida Everglades to Washington's Puget Sound, discover more about some of the awe-inspiring landscapes the National Wildlife Federation is working to protect.
More than one-third of our nation's wildlife species are at risk of extinction in the coming decades, threatened by a host of human activities. Find out about the major issues currently putting America's treasured wildlife at risk.
Wildlife species depend on their habitats, and on one another, to thrive. Learn the benefits of healthy and diverse populations, and what needs to be done to protect those at risk.
Some of America's most iconic wildlife live in or migrate through the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.Read More
Take the pledge to connect with nature and wildlife by camping anytime, anywhere between now and October 31.Read More
Attack on Antiquities Act threatens America's public lands legacyRead More
What started as a cartoonist's vision is now America's oldest, largest conservation organization.Read More
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