National Wildlife Federation

Rating: 2.47 stars   15 reviews

Issues: Animals, Environment, Anti-Fracking

Location: 11100 Wildlife Center Dr Reston VA 20190 USA

Mission: The mission of the National Wildlife Federation is to inspire Americans to protect wildlife for our children's future.
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Rating: 1 stars  

2 people found this review helpful

People need to beware that this organization is looking to get behind Congress gutting the Endangered Species Act, thereby supporting the trophy hunting of wolves in the US. Wolves that can only be found in less than 12% of the natural range.

This organization is looking to move back to its original position of promoting hunting. So while they look like they are all about saving animals, they want your money to save them, so their members can kill them.

Beware. They are a bait a switch.

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14 people found this review helpful

The National Wildlife Federation through it's state affiliates actively supports and promotes not only hunting but also trapping. This wildlife killing especially the brutality of trapping is not evident in its National magazines or the way it presents itself to the ordinary member. I think this is duplicitous at best to lure people to donate money because they love wildlife only to use turn around and use that money to promote wildlife killing and exploitation using cruel methods and even by children. In New Mexico, the NM Wildlife Federation also supports coyote killing contests, organized events where the purpose is to offer cash and prizes for amassing the highest body count.

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How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

A lot

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

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Rating: 1 stars  

No. Not to this organization. Your review is awfully short. We would like to know more.

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Unlikely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Some

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

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Rating: 1 stars  

4 people found this review helpful

I give to plenty of environmental groups, but not this one. They inundate me with unwanted mailings full of extra paper, to both my home and to my office. I can't see how this is efficient use of donor funds.

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When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

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Rating: 5 stars  

2 people found this review helpful

They are such positive, effective stewards for our national wildlife! Their online presence is amazing, and they did a great job in the Gulf.

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following them for years

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I' love to have easier access to more detailed info on what they "do" on their materials. The education stuff is easy to find, but I like nitty gritty details and metrics before I donate :)

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