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.
Critical to agricultural crops and ecological services, pollinators are in decline. Learn more about these important animals and how to help them thrive.
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.
Attend a virtual roundtable to learn about the challenges Black people face when accessing and enjoying the outdoors, and learn about ways in which we can address barriers and challenges.RSVP Today
President and CEO Collin O’Mara reveals in a TEDx Talk why it is essential to connect our children and future generations with wildlife and the outdoors—and how doing so is good for our health, economy, and environment.Watch Now
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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.