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An Innovative Boost for Black-footed Ferrets
In partnership with Topcon, WWF used a drone to map and evaluate habitat for endangered black-footed ferrets. Only about 300 of the slender, masked carnivores are left in the wild today. Scientists must monitor prairie dog colonies to determine current and potential new h...
An Elephant Encounter in Botswana's Chobe National Park
On a drive from Namibia to Zimbabwe near the northern edge of Botswana's Chobe National Park, WWF staff encountered a group of elephants crossing the road. They stopped the car to watch them go by. As the group was crossing, one elephant took special notice of the vehicle...
Jared Leto Joins WWF as Global Ambassador
Academy Award-winning actor, musician and director Jared Leto becomes a WWF Global Ambassador, focusing on the most urgent, pressing issues facing our planet today. Mr. Leto traveled to South Africa in November 2014 with WWF to learn first-hand about the poaching crisis a...
Prairie Chicken Mating Dance
Male prairie chickens select “booming grounds” or “lek” sites from which they perform elaborate dances and call for a mates. During the dance, the male’s neck feathers crop up over its head, and large yellow-orange air sacs in the neck and ab...
Fort Peck Bison Restoration
In November 2014, the tribes of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation received a second installment of genetically pure Yellowstone bison from Ted Turner's Montana ranch. Turner had been the caretaker of the bison for several years. The move to Fort Peck, which was supported b...
Cattle and Conservation: Water
Discover the importance of water and range management in the grassland ecosystem of the Northern Great Plains.
Cattle and Conservation: Supply Chain
Learn about sustainability across the beef supply chain, and where WWF’s Northern Great Plains Program fits in.
Cattle and Conservation: Birds
Learn about the relationship between ranching and grassland bird habitat in the Northern Great Plains.
Cattle and Conservation: Ranching with Wildlife
Discover how ranchers in north-central Montana are stewarding their land as part of the broader ecosystem. Meet WWF’s Nancy Labbe, rancher Leo Barthelmess and learn about the work Ranchers Stewardship Alliance. Together, we’re working to champion grassland con...
Maddox Dairy: Outstanding dairy farm sustainability
Stewards of America's Last Grasslands
Ranchers in the Northern Great Plains talk about the unique landscape they work with every day and why it must be preserved. Learn more about WWF's work in the Northern Great Plains.
A Ranching Tradition
The Perman family shares the story of ranching through generations. WWF works with ranchers like the Permans in the Northern Great Plains to conserve America's last intact grasslands for generations to come. Learn more about WWF's work in the Northern Great Plains.
Ranchers of the Northern Great Plains
The grasslands of the Northern Great Plains are important not just for families like the Permans that ranch there but for all Americans. WWF works with ranchers to preserve America's last intact grasslands. Learn more about WWF's work in the Northern Great Plains.
Collaring a Zebra to Track Its Record Migration
Farm Bill: Stand Up and Protect America's Grasslands
Update: On February 4th, the US Congress passed the 2014 Farm Bill and ensured your tax dollars will not incentivize the plow-up and drainage of native grasslands and wetlands. America’s Northern Great Plains is one of the last four intact grasslands in the world. ...
Lyle Perman on his family ranch in Lowry, South Dakota
WWF Together: Jaguar
WWF Together Experience the world’s most amazing animals in one app — together. This interactive experience brings you closer to the stories of elephants, whales, rhinos and other fascinating species. Discover their lives and the work of WWF in a way you&rsqu...
An aerial view of a two elephants in the Wonga Wongue presidential reserve, Gabon.
Bison on Northern Great Plains
Bison in the Northern Great Plains
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