Celebrating 61 years of our nation’s greatest wild place

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Elly Boehmer
State Director

A Trump-era policy that rolled back protections for migratory birds has been reversed. Here is what that means for migratory birds in the US. 

Life begins in the space between land and sea. Funding in the Build Back Better Act can help keep these places intact.

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Elly Boehmer
State Director

Virginia contains 3,285 square miles of perennial surface water, which makes up nearly 8% of the entire state. Unfortunately, much of this water is polluted and unsafe for humans and wildlife. So which bodies of water in Virginia are at risk, and what is being done to protect them?  

Many Thanksgiving favorites wouldn’t be the same without bees

An energy future that doesn’t threaten America’s coastlines and marine life; now that is “better.”

U.S. House of Representatives passed the Build Back Better Act with Arctic protections intact

 | by
Elly Boehmer
State Director

Thanksgiving is a time to gather and give thanks for family, friends, and of course, food. Little do we know that as we work to prepare these delicious meals, bees are working even harder to pollinate the essential ingredients for these cherished recipes.

Twenty-three species were declared extinct in the United States in September, underscoring the urgency with which we must act to stave off further losses. A new report from our research partners, “Reconnecting Nature: How wildlife corridors can help save species,” outlines seven different examples of species-saving wildlife corridors. 

Congress passed one of the largest infrastructure investments in U.S. history on November 5, 2021.