National Wildlife Federation

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National Wildlife Federation (NWF)

Address:11100 Wildlife Center Dr
Reston, VA 20190

Established: 1936. Description:Seeks to educate, inspire, and assist individuals and organizations of diverse cultures to conserve wildlife and other natural resources and to protect the earth's environment to achieve a peaceful, equitable, and sustainable future. Members: 4 million. Dues: $30/year.
Publications: National Wildlife (bimonthly); free to members. Also publishes three children's magazines: Your Big Back Yard (monthly); $20/year. Ranger Rick (monthly); $20/year. Wild Animal Baby (10x a year); $20/year.

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National Wildlife Federation is America's largest conservation organization inspiring people to protect wildlife for our children's future.
THE NATIONAL WILDLIFE FEDERATION is America's largest conservation organization, working with more than 4 million members, partners and supporters in communities across the country to protect and restore wildlife habitat, confront global warming and connect with nature.
After Houston Independent School District superintendent Abelardo Saavedra made a pledge last year to the National Wildlife Federation to install schoolyard habitats at each of the district's nearly 200 elementary schools within the next five years, an environmental wellspring of innovative ideas has sprung up through the district that officials say is part of an ongoing effort to get all kids excited about the world around them.
National Wildlife Federation field guide to trees of North America.
The National Wildlife Federation is America's conservation organization inspiring Americans to protect wildlife for our children's future.
Witnesses included Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle, Olin Sims representing the National Association of Conservation Districts, Ferd Hoefner representing the Sustainable Agriculture Coalition, John Hansen representing the National Farmers Union, Julie Sibbing representing the National Wildlife Federation, and Bob Harrington representing the National Association of State Foresters.
Ringo is chairman of the board of the National Wildlife Federation. The first African American to hold a leadership position at a major national environmental group, he was recently named president of the Apollo Alliance, a coalition of organized labor, environmental, business and civil rights leaders focused on ending the nation's dependence on foreign oil.
The National Wildlife Federation is accepting nature or wildlife photographs for the Ranger Rick Photo Contest from students age 13 and under.
A petition signed by 758 sportsmen's clubs affiliated with National Wildlife Federation, from the Great Falls Bowhunters Association to the Custer Rod and Gun Club, landed on elected officials' desks in Washington just weeks later.
'There will be no polar ice by 2060,' says Larry Schweiger, president of the National Wildlife Federation. 'Somewhere along that path, the polar bear drops out.' So much environmental collapse has at least awakened much of the world, particularly the 141 nations that have ratified the Kyoto treaty to reduce emissions.
"You hear a lot of bad news about what happens to wildlife, and species are added to the endangered species list all the time," says John Kostyack of the National Wildlife Federation in Washington, D.C.

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