Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news:
June 8 – In celebration of National Get Outdoors Day (Saturday, June 9), the National Wildlife Federation provides a host of outdoor resources guaranteed to get Americans outside and connecting with nature.
Looking for the best place to enjoy a day with Mother Nature? Go to NWF’s NatureFind, to search for local parks, trails, nature sites and events by zip code, city or state. Exploring the outdoors couldn’t be easier because the site even includes directions and visitor ratings for each location. NWF’s Activity Guide offers up fun outdoor activities for the whole family which provide hours of fun so kids won’t even miss those electronic games and toys they are so often glued to.
June 7 – The Agriculture Subcommittee of the House Committee on Appropriations is proposing to cut more than $500 million from vital conservation programs for FY 2013. This move continues the trend in Congress of disproportionately targeting wildlife and conservation programs despite their proven track record of ...