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

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Bipartisan Bill Will Create Jobs, Prevent Extinctions by Helping Nation’s At-Risk Wildlife

The Recovering America’s Wildlife Act will create jobs and improve the nation’s resilience to climate change by dedicating $1.4 billion annually to proactive, voluntary, locally-led efforts to help wildlife at risk.

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Expanding Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership Program Will ‘Bring More Equitable Access for Outdoor Recreation’

May 10, 2021

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Portraits of Kaila Drayton, Simone Lightfoot, and Abby Tinsley.

National Wildlife Federation Announces Promotions to Organization’s Senior Leadership

May 10, 2021

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Black Conservationists, Pioneers Discuss Outdoor Representation, Safety, Access for Black Communities, Communities of Color

May 07, 2021

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Biden’s Conserving and Restoring America the Beautiful Plan Will Restore Wildlife Habitat, Enhance Sporting Opportunities

May 06, 2021

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Historic Conserving and Restoring America the Beautiful Plan Prioritizes Collaboration, Restoration, and Job Creation

May 06, 2021

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50% Increase in People Planting for Wildlife in 2020

May 06, 2021

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Greater sage-grouse. Credit: Tom Koerner, USFWS.

Congress Takes Steps to Modernize Antiquated Oil and Gas Leasing System

May 05, 2021

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Putting an End to Speculative Oil and Gas Leasing

May 04, 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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