Green sea turtle. Photo donated by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Tyler MacDonald

Ridley Me This, Sea Turtle

[2/12/2016 // By Abby Barber]

Imagine you’re underwater swimming in the Gulf of Mexico, looking for wildlife. Can you guess what sea turtle species is swimming by based on these riddles? (Answer is in the photo credit in the image below each riddle) 1. Weighing …

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Monarch Heroes in Texas

[2/11/2016 // By Guest Author]

This past October, our first grade Eco-Schools USA Monarch Heroes at Piney Point Elementary hosted a fabulous Garden Party in Houston, TX! The students in two of the classes had been working since they returned to school in August on this project, …

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Planting a Park Within a “Park”

[2/11/2016 // By Kim Martinez]

There are no parks in McElderry Park in Baltimore, but the National Wildlife Federation and their partners are hoping to change that. For the past three years, NWF has been working with the residents of Baltimore to transform neighborhoods into …

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Meet the Real Cougars (Mountain Lions) of L.A.

[9/22/2015 // By Jane Kirchner]

Blonde. Powerful. Amazing teeth. Not the Real Housewives—but mountain lions, the real cougars of L.A! These wide roaming and territorial cats are at risk because their habitat is being cut up and cut off by highways and development. Twelve mountain …

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Students Boost Leadership at Atlanta’s Earth Tomorrow Summer Institute

[9/14/2015 // By Crystal Grant]

Once a year, high school student environmental leaders from NWF Earth Tomorrow® clubs in Atlanta can apply to spend six days in a residential Summer Institute program at the Georgia Institute of Technology that provides them with the opportunity to develop leadership …

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Who’s Got Game? 7 Places Outdoorsmen Should Visit This Fall

[10/5/2015 // By Abby Barber]

As autumn continues, fall hunting and fishing season begins in many places across the country. Some wildlife populations have rebounded after the spring, and wildlife are on the move to warmer weather. Because so many sporting opportunities exist across the …

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Searching for Signs of Winter

[2/2/2016 // By Melissa Gaydos]

To many New Englanders, winter is defined in inches – inches of snow that is. By that account, you wouldn’t be surprised that winter has so far come as a disappointment to many, but especially to winter sport enthusiasts. Yes, …

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