Latest National Wildlife Federation News

Biden sets out oil, gas leasing reform, stops short of ban

Nov. 26, 2021 16:42 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Friday recommended an overhaul of the nation's oil and gas leasing program to limit areas available for energy development and raise costs for oil and gas companies to drill on public land and water. The long-awaited report...

White House: US will discuss Michigan pipeline with Canada

Nov. 08, 2021 21:11 PM EST

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. and Canada will discuss the future of an oil pipeline that crosses part of the Great Lakes and is the subject of rising tension over whether it should be shut down, the White House said Monday. President Joe Biden is caught in a...

Chesapeake Bay Foundation chooses new president and CEO

Nov. 01, 2021 13:49 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Chesapeake Bay Foundation announced a new president and chief executive officer on Monday. Hilary Harp Falk, who has served as the National Wildlife Federation's chief program officer, will start as the foundation's new chief on Jan. 3. ...

Civilian Conservation Corps legacy lives on in state parks

Sep. 25, 2021 03:13 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — America’s 20th-century “tree army” brought generations of citizens closer to nature’s wonders while enduring the nation’s greatest economic plight. If the political winds are favorable, new recruits might get the chance to repeat that effort...