TITLE

1936 - 2006: NWF Celebrates 70 Years of Protecting America's Wildlife…and Is Still Going Strong!

PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Guardians of the Wild: Wildlife Report;Spring2006, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the celebration of 70 years of National Wildlife Federation (NWF), for protecting America's wildlife. The organization thanks its steadfast supporters--including members of the Guardians of the Wild--for keeping their promise to protect wildlife for the children's future. NWF has led the fight to bring back dozens of species from the brink of extinction--to restore the purity of America's waters--and to recover wetlands that shelter so much of the wildlife. Some of the achievements of NWF include restoring gray wolves to their ancestral habitat in Yellowstone National Park and central Idaho, being were instrumental in banning chemicals, such as DDT, that were threatening the very survival of the national bird, the bald eagle, and helping in passing the original Endangered Species Act more than 30 years ago. This bedrock law has been instrumental in helping NWF save hundreds of endangered and threatened species like bald eagles, grizzly bears, Florida manatees and gray wolves.
ACCESSION #
20337151

 

Related Articles

  • An ESA Success Story.  // Earth Island Journal;Autumn2004, Vol. 19 Issue 3, Special Section p10 

    Focuses on the achievement in the conservation of bald eagles in the continental U.S. Cause of the decline in the population of bald eagles; Contribution of the Endangered Species Act in the conservation actions and funds for the recovery of bald eagles; Information on the current population...

  • Wolf Worries.  // EnviroAction Newsletter;Mar2006, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p6 

    This article reports that on January 2006, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service turned over management of Idaho's gray wolf population to the state's Fish and Game Department, by signing a memorandum of understanding under the 10(j) rule of the Endangered Species Act. Just days later, Idaho...

  • Let local communities design recovery plans for rare species, NWF says.  // International Wildlife;Nov/Dec95, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p8 

    Reports on the National Wildlife Federation's (NWF) suggestion for local communities to design recovery plans for rare species in line with the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Controversy surrounding the ESA; Provisions under NWF's policy paper aimed at ESA reauthorization.

  • SDCP going through federal permit process. Woodburn, David // Inside Tucson Business;11/15/2004, Vol. 14 Issue 18, p1 

    Appeal of Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan to the U.S. Department of the Interior for a Section 10 permit, referring to the part of the federal Endangered Species Act of 1973 in Tucson, Arizona. Terms under the federal permit; Impact of the permit's approval on preservation of endangered...

  • CHAPTER FIVE: Turning the Bend: NWF Working to Make a Difference.  // Population, Water & Wildlife: Finding a Balance;2002, p36 

    The article offers information on National Wildlife Federation (NWF) conservation initiatives to promote watershed and habitat protection, and to improve water quality. It notes that the Everglades was home to vast community of wildlife and was a critical water resource for the area's expanding...

  • Birds, Bees and DDTs. Kapperman, Scott // 21st Century;Jan96, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p11 

    The author reflects on the threat posed by pesticides to wildlife. According to the author, efforts by both the National Wildlife Federation and volunteers have led to an improvement in the declining population of bald eagles. He points out that the careless use of pesticides, such as...

  • Keep the wild alive. Putten, Mark Van // National Wildlife (World Edition);Dec98/Jan99, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p9 

    Opinion. Discusses the 1973 Endangered Species Act in the United States. 25th anniversary in 1998; Success in protecting the bald eagle, gray wolf and American alligator; Assistance to the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) in forging a citizen-management plan; Underlying purpose of conserving...

  • NWF and the Florida Wildlife Federation: Protecting Priority Wildlife Habitat in the Western Everglades.  // Population, Water & Wildlife: Finding a Balance;2002, p38 

    The article reports on the collaboration between National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and the Florida Wildlife Federation in protecting wildlife habitat in Western Everglades. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission identified Collier County as one of the most important wildlife...

  • NWF, affiliate unite to safeguard Florida Everglades.  // National Wildlife (World Edition);Apr/May98, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p64 

    Presents information on the opening of a joint Everglades Project Office by the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and the Florida Wildlife Federation, in an effort to fight wetlands-damaging development in southwest Florida and promote restoration of the entire Everglades system. Comments from...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics