When I heard that P.S. 250 would be awarded capital funds from the Brooklyn Borough President’s office to create a state-of-the-art pollinator learning garden in our school, I was excited. As a wildlife enthusiast with a passion for studying and protecting the natural world, I jumped at the chance to work on a program that […]
National Wildlife Federation
America’s experience with cherished landscapes and wildlife has helped define and shape our national character and identity for generations. Protecting these natural resources is a cause that has long united Americans from all walks of life and political stripes. To hunters, anglers, hikers, birders, wildlife watchers, boaters, climbers, campers, cyclists, gardeners, farmers, forest stewards, and other outdoor enthusiasts, this conservation ethic represents a sacred duty and obligation to protect and build upon our conservation heritage for the sake of wildlife, ourselves, our neighbors, and—most of all—for future generations.
It’s flu season and humans aren’t the only ones suffering. Wild bighorn sheep across the west are contracting pneumonia and dying in alarming numbers. Biologists are pointing their fingers at bighorn’s domestic cousins. Across the American West, domestic sheep are permitted to graze on millions of acres of public lands, including critical bighorn habitat. When […]