20 May '11, 1am

Photo Gallery: Seven Bird Species NWF Has Helped to Protect: - Endangered Species Day:

Photo Gallery: Seven Bird Species NWF Has Helped to Protect: - Endangered Species Day:

NWF is celebrating its 75th anniversary : In February 1936, at a meeting in Washington, D.C., Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist J.N. “Ding” Darling urged some 2,000 conservationists from across the country and different walks of life—including farmers, hunters, anglers, garden club members and other outdoor lovers—to unite into a block that could influence lawmakers for the benefit of the nation’s wildlife. At the end of the four-day meeting, participants announced that they had founded the General Wildlife Federation—renamed “National” two years later—and elected Darling its first president. Throughout the decades since, NWF’s still-diverse membership, working closely with state affiliates, has helped protect wildlife species and habitat from a dizzying array of threats across the country and beyond. Among the many creatures the Federation has benefited are bird...

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