Our Partners

The National Wildlife Federation's Higher Education Program partners with many youth and conservation organizations in an effort to extend our reach to U.S. campuses and communities and support them in their sustainability efforts to protect wildlife and habitat.

In 2018, in partnership with RecycleMania, Inc., National Wildlife Federation took over the management of the national RecycleMania college and university waste reduction competition and program.   

Organizations and groups listed below include current partners and partners that National Wildlife Federation's Higher Education Programs have worked with in the past:

American Association for Community Colleges
APPA: Leadership in Educational Facilities
Assocation for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)
Climate Counts
Food Recovery Network
Geothermal Energy Association
GEOExchange: The Geothermal Heat Pump Consortium
Green Career Advisor, LLC
Green Jobs Network
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)
International Society of Sustainability Professionals
Jobs for the Future
Keep America Beautiful
National Association for Campus Activities (NACA)
Partnership for Environmental Technology Education (PETE)
Plastic Pollution Coalition
Power Shift Network
Society for College and University Planning (SCUP)
Solid Waste Association of America (SWANA)
Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA)
Sustainable Endowments Institute
The Environmental Career Coach
The Wildlife Society
United Negro College Fund's Building Green Initiative
U.S. Green Building Council's Center for Green Schools (USGBC)

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Where We Work

More than one-third of U.S. fish and wildlife species are at risk of extinction in the coming decades. The National Wildlife Federation is on the ground in seven regions across the country, collaborating with 53 state and territory affiliates to reverse the crisis and ensure wildlife thrive.

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