Climate change is causing big storms in the American Midwest and other areas, and making water supplies in regions like the Southeast less certain. Extreme weather events could become the norm as global warming heats the earth and allows more water to evaporate. More water in the atmosphere and higher temperatures can alter traditional weather patterns and seasonal cycles.
In western Colorados Piceance Basin, a new wave of energy development is exploding in an area known as the deer factory, home to one of the largest mule deer herds in the nation. Former state wildlife biologist and National Wildlife Federation regional executive director Steve Torbit and other Westerners talk about the effects of this rapid industrialization on this critical wildlife habitat.
Excerpt from NWF 2008 Annual Report – Extraordinary partnerships can create meaningful change. NWF past board chair and leader in the minority environmental movement, Jerome Ringo, took a visit to meet one of NWF’s newest affiliates the Earth Conservation Corps, located just minutes from the nation’s Capital.
Providing the 4 components of habitat is not enough. Naturalist David Mizejewski tells you how to go green in your garden and help wildlife too.
For over 70 years, we’ve been inspiring Americans to protect wildlife for our children’s future. This video is a winner of three 2008 Television awards.
Excerpt from NWF Annual Report – National Wildlife Federation’s Campus Ecology program works with students, school staff and administrators to make meaningful progress towards a cleaner planet. The nation’s young people are changing the forecast for wildlife by taking on climate change and congress.