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NWF featured in “A Fierce Green Fire” on PBS

[4/15/2014 // By Ethan Spaner]

NWF’s own Barbara Bramble is featured in A Fierce Green Fire, which traces the history of the grassroots and global environmental movement in the 20th century and beyond. The film, which is directed by Mark Kitchell, was featured at the Sundance […] Read more >

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Common Loon by Gary Lackie

Biologists Study Impact of BP Oil Disaster On Loons

[4/15/2014 // By Laura Tangley]

Just over a year ago, I held a “charismatic megavertebrate” on my lap. As a participant on a research project in the Gulf of Mexico just off the coast of Louisiana, I had tucked the common loon’s head under my […] Read more >

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Tricolored heron in the rain

8 Photos Worth The Wait

[4/14/2014 // By Rachel Stemen]

Good things come to those who wait, and waiting isn’t always easy, especially when taking nature photos.  Photographing the perfect scene sometimes means sitting in foul weather or extreme temperatures, holding a particular position for a long time, or just holding […] Read more >

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Raccoon kits by Barbara Fleming

How to Keep Wild Raccoons Wild

[3/31/2014 // By Laura Tangley]

Whether you live in the country, the city or the suburbs, if you’re frequently out and about after sunset, you’ve likely encountered a raccoon or two in your yard or neighborhood. Highly adaptable mammals, these masked carnivores seem to make […] Read more >

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Years of Living Dangerously

The Premiere You Won’t Want to Miss

[4/11/2014 // By Jennifer Janssen]

Have you heard the buzz on Years of Living Dangerously – the Showtime series on climate change?  Now is your chance to watch the series premier and help move the conversation on climate change to the next level. Featuring poignant […] Read more >

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Weekly News Roundup: Lemurs are Threatened with Extinction and More

[4/4/2014 // By Linda Argueta]

Lemurs: Big-eyes Wonders Threatened with Extinction Today, the movie Island of Lemurs: Madagascar will open in IMAX 3D theaters. Take a second and learn some fun facts about Lemurs while treating yourself to some NWF news right after! What’s happening at the National […] Read more >

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Tim (center) with students showing support for divestment by getting 350 signatures of students who support removing all endowment money from fossil fuels to be given to the president of the university.

Organizing for Clean Energy on the Prairie

[3/30/2014 // By Guest Author]

Guest Post by Timothy Sheehan The growth of renewable energy is the foundation of the fight against global climate change. In Minnesota, through renewable energy standards and healthy living initiatives, we are leading the nation in a push for progressive […] Read more >

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10 frog activities for National Frog Month

Celebrate National Frog Month with 10 Frog-tastic Activities for Kids

[4/10/2014 // By Michele Reyzer]

Did you know April is National Frog Month? Frogs are amazing amphibians, and they should be celebrated! Need inspiration? Then check out these 10 frog-tastic activities you and your kids can enjoy all month long. Go ahead and click the […] Read more >

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Wedding Canyon, in Colorado National Monument. Photo donated by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Carolyn Malone.

Antiquities Act Attack Latest Affront to Sportsmen

[3/25/2014 // By Russell Bassett]

Whether you are an avid angler, only go fishing occasionally, or have fished just a time or two, you likely remember the first fish you caught. I can’t remember the first time I watched the television show Knight Rider or […] Read more >

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