How can wildlife get our attention? Elk and trout habitats may be dissected by public lands takeovers, pronghorn and grouse are faced with reckless development, and iconic tribal prairies are devoid of bison herds. Wildlife is unable to speak for itself—that’s where you and I come in.
The National Wildlife Federation’s Rocky Mountain Regional Center helps you give wildlife a voice, and protects and restores a vital part of our Western heritage. By protecting public lands, partnering with tribes and connecting kids to nature, NWF’s work gives wildlife the attention it sorely needs. I greatly value your help in this effort and I hope you enjoy this update about our current work.
The issues at Malheur Wildlife Refuge aren’t events unto themselves; they are a symptom of a growing problem across the West. This problem is led by people who believe public lands, and their resources, belong to them instead of all of us.
Yellowstone National Park recently announced an option to move bison to tribal lands, an option that NWF has advocated for years. We are working to ensure that wild bison will flourish and roam on tribal lands across the West.
This fall, Heritage Elementary School in Highlands Ranch, CO was named one of the top 10 Eco-Schools in the nation. The school has been recognized for their efforts to be environmentally friendly, to protect wildlife and to give students hands-on lessons in environmental curricula.
Energy development impacts on wildlife—pronghorn, mule deer, sage grouse, and elk—are escalating in the Powder River Basin of Montana and Wyoming. NWF released a report showcasing how we can address these threats and protect our outdoor economies.
Founded in 1937, WWF’s mission is simple: to protect and enhance habitat, perpetuate quality hunting and fishing opportunities, and conserve and promote America’s public lands and recreational opportunities in Wyoming.
A majority of the world’s seven sea turtle species can be found in the Gulf of Mexico. Unfortunately, the five species native to the U.S. are threatened or endangered—but we can help restore their homes.