Raccoon by Ginny Sussman

How to Live Responsibly Alongside Our Wild Neighbors

[3/5/2015 // By Dani Tinker]

Urban ecosystems are increasingly becoming critical habitats for wildlife. It’s time we embrace it, roll out the welcome mat and find ways to live responsibly alongside our wild neighbors. This list is simply a starting place, please add your advice and tips […] Read more >

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One of many United Kingdom offshore wind farms (credit: London Array Limited)

First U.S. Offshore Wind Turbines Fully Financed for 2015 Construction

[3/3/2015 // By Amber Hewett]

2015 will be the year the United States begins constructing its first offshore wind turbines. This major milestone will set the stage for the largest and most scalable clean energy source waiting untapped right next to some of this country’s largest […] Read more >

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Over 150 clean energy supporters gathered in front of the Maryland State House on the evening of the 23rd ahead of the General Assembly session. Photo by JT Stokes

Marylanders Ask Elected Officials for Clean Energy

[3/2/2015 // By Tiffany Hartung]

Hundreds of Marylanders rallied in Annapolis, Maryland last week to show their support for the Clean Energy Advancement Act. The National Wildlife Federation and members of the Maryland Climate Coalition joined together with business, health, faith, labor and climate leaders to […] Read more >

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Weekly News Roundup: President Obama Speaks for Wildlife and more

[2/27/2015 // By Linda Argueta]

Who loves President Obama? The National Wildlife Federation loves President Obama! On Tuesday, February 24th, our beloved President took an enormous step forward in protecting our wildlife from climate disrupting tar sands oil by vetoing a bill that would have […] Read more >

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Swamp Milkweed. Photo Credit: Tom Potterfield, Flickr Creative Commons

Twelve Native Milkweeds for Monarchs

[2/27/2015 // By Abby Barber]

The monarch butterfly population in North America has plummeted by over 90% in just the last 20 years. Destruction of America’s grasslands ecosystems, commercial agricultural practices and even conventional gardening have all contributed to the precipitous decline of this iconic species. National Wildlife […] Read more >

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Support Clean Water for Maryland’s Wildlife

[2/24/2015 // By Hilary Harp Falk]

Whether you are interested in Maryland’s wildlife because you love the sight of a bald eagle against the winter sky or because picking blue crabs is the best way to spend a summer afternoon, you know that clean water is […] Read more >

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It’s for the Birds! Certifying Baltimore as a Community Habitat

[1/28/2015 // By Kim Martinez]

For years Baltimore has been known as Birdland and now, we can make it official. Baltimore plans to B’More Wild, and bird-friendly, by becoming certified as an NWF Community Wildlife Habitat®- the largest along the Chesapeake Bay. So what does […] Read more >

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Animal Prints by Charlene Clark.

Who Goes There? Identifying Animal Tracks In Your Backyard

[12/23/2014 // By Kaitlin Parker]

Are you eagerly awaiting the snowy season in order to take a peek at what critters have been scurrying through your backyard? Studying prints left by animals is an ancient activity that was first practiced by those who depended on […] Read more >

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