The Department of Interior is reviewing its program for leasing coal on public lands in the West. Through a series of hearings held around the country, members and supporters like you have provided stirring testimony on why the federal coal leasing program must be reformed, and in this video, one NWF member eloquently explains why we cannot allow coal to destroy our wildlife and landscapes.
We are transitioning to a new energy future, ending dependence on coal and replacing it with clean, renewable alternative fuels. This transition promises to be one of the greatest achievements of our era. I hope this update on energy and other wildlife happenings in our region shows the progress we can make.
Did you know that marking fences can save hundreds of sage grouse? We‘re working with youth crews and partners on an ambitious project to reduce fatalities by over 80% near breeding grounds—or one bird per year per mile of fence!
Restoring grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park is one of the greatest wildlife conservation successes of modern times. But debate swirls around future management of the great bears, and the debate largely boils down to matters of trust.
Getting outside every day taps into children's natural curiosity and encourages deep observation and critical thinking skills. At Missoula's Clark Fork School, the first certified Eco-School in Montana, they have proclaimed the outdoors their classroom!
We are committed to protecting bighorn sheep in the West. New on-the-ground research and securing over a million acres in the Northern Rockies through our Adopt a Wildlife Acre program are helping us move forward, and together we can do even more!
Our staff members have found some of the coolest places across the nation to camp. Join in the fun of the great outdoors by taking the pledge to camp and snap a “campie” while you’re out in the wilderness to share with us!