2015 Donor Impact Report Together We Protect Wildlife
Supporters like you continue to stand up, show up, speak up, and sign up to help the National Wildlife Federation and our great state and territorial affiliates protect our wildlife, our waterways, and our treasured natural lands – winning victories for bison, otters, meadowlarks, mountain lions, and many more.
Collin O'Mara, President and CEO
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Protecting Public Lands for Pronghorn
Defeating state efforts to sell portions of more than 600 million acres of public lands to private developers, the National Wildlife Federation and our state affiliates are fighting to keep public lands in public hands – protecting wildlife and outdoor access for all Americans.
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Restoring the Gulf for dolphins and more
After making sure the government held BP fully accountable, the National Wildlife Federation and our state affiliates are now working to ensure the record $13.2 billion available for restoration – the largest environmental settlement in American history – is spent exclusively on restoring the Gulf.
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Curbing power plant pollution to protect moose
Confronting climate change and its impact on wildlife, millions of supporters of the National Wildlife Federation and our affiliates pushed the White House to release historic new rules to dramatically reduce greenhouse gases from our nation’s biggest source – power plants.
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Keeping chemicals out of our waters and away from ospreys
Preventing chemicals from harming wildlife and discharging into our lakes, rivers and streams, bipartisan legislation to reform the Toxic Substances Act is on the brink of passing in Congress thanks to supporters of the National Wildlife Federation like you.
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Creating living shorelines for sea turtles
Restoring coastal habitats devastated by hurricanes, the National Wildlife Federation and our state affiliates are working with local, state, and federal agencies to reduce flood and storm risks for communities while providing habitat for wildlife.
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Preserving tropical forests for peregrine falcons
Convincing the world’s largest soy traders to safeguard critical wildlife habitat for 400 species of migratory birds that depend upon tropical forests, the National Wildlife Federation continues to reduce deforestation from soy, cattle, palm oil and timber farming.
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Building a wildlife crossing for California's cougars
Having secured a one million dollar grant, the National Wildlife Federation and our partners are moving forward with plans to build the world’s largest wildlife crossing over the country’s busiest freeway, connecting habitat for mountain lions like P22.Save LA Cougars
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Protecting Grasslands for Meadowlarks
Providing huge wins for wildlife by protecting our fragile native grasslands, Congress passed a strong, conservation-friendly farm bill thanks to the continuing persistence of the National Wildlife Federation and dozens of our affiliates and supporters like you.
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Cleaning up the great lakes for walleye
Swinging into action after toxic algae covered hundreds of square miles of Lake Erie, the National Wildlife Federation persuaded policy makers in Ohio, Michigan and Ontario to protect communities and wildlife by committing to reduce contaminated runoff by 40%.
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Battling to keep the bay clean for blue crabs
Defending a pollution prevention plan for the Chesapeake Bay in court, the National Wildlife Federation and our state affiliates helped secure a legal victory that ensures the states will continue to reduce harmful runoff pollution.
Saving the Monarch butterfly
Working to reverse the dramatic decline of the monarch butterfly, the National Wildlife Federation, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and our affiliates are planting milkweed in thousands of areas to support the annual migration of this iconic pollinator.
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Sixty-two percent of the National Wildlife Federation’s revenue came from generous supporters through memberships, publications, and catalog.
The National Wildlife Federation affiliates are autonomous nonprofit organizations that take the lead in state and local conservation efforts, and collaborate on regional and national issues.
Under Collin O’Mara’s leadership, the National Wildlife Federation is protecting wildlife, ensuring healthy waters and sustainable habitats, advancing environmental education, and connecting people with the great outdoors.