National Wildlife Federation
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The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) is the country’s largest private, nonprofit conservation education and advocacy organization, with over 4 million members and supporters and 48 state and territorial affiliated organizations. NWF unites sportsmen, outdoor enthusiasts, bird-watchers, wildlife gardeners, nature lovers, and others who share a passion for wildlife.
Hunters and anglers are central to NWF’s work of preserving our conservation legacy. Since 1936, National Wildlife Federation has been at the forefront on issues concerning hunters and anglers, protecting and improving fish and wildlife habitat for all species. NWF has been at the forefront of conservation for decades, leading the way on passage of the Pittman-Robertson Act in 1937, which has funded state fish and game agencies ever since; the Wilderness Act of 1964, which has secured many of our premier hunting and fishing opportunities; and the Clean Air and Clean Water Acts of the 1970s and the "Open Fields" provision in the most recent Farm Bill, providing funding to state agencies for hunter access to private lands. And as we continue our work today, restoring bighorn sheep, bison and other wildlife, and protecting large expanses of wildlife habitat, NWF teams up with hunters and anglers to make a positive difference for wildlife and people.