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Give Native Trees Today for Wildlife: Giving Tuesday

[12/1/2015 // By Jane Kirchner]

Today the National Wildlife Federation celebrates Giving Tuesday – a global day for giving back – with our #Trees4Wildlife campaign to plant 1,000 native trees and benefit wildlife. Friends of wildlife can help! $50 will plant five native trees. Donate …

Watch: Wildlife You Helped Protect in 2015


Gifts That Help Wildlife

[11/30/2015 // By David Mizejewski]

With the holiday shopping season upon us, here are some gifts ideas from our new Garden for Wildlife Gift Guide catalog that will help attract birds, butterflies and other wildlife to your yard or garden. These make perfect gifts for the birder …

Missoula Garden Fosters Healthy Living for Kids and Wildlife

Least tern family. Photo donated by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Ursula Dubrick

Resilience Allies, Tell Us Your Stories!

[11/30/2015 // By Stacy Small-Lorenz]

Floods, hurricanes, and severe coastal storms pose increasing risk to people and wildlife living along the thousands of miles of America’s coasts and rivers — but ecological solutions that safeguard human communities and wildlife habitat are at hand. We can …

Nine Wonderful Ways Wildlife Need Trees

Mule Deer Photo: USFWS

Game Changers: Climate Impacts to America’s Hunting and Fishing Heritage

[11/19/2015 // By Jenny Rowland]

Hunters and anglers are on the front lines of climate change, seeing its devastating effects on wildlife and traditional recreation first-hand. Climate change poses an immediate and specific threat to hunting and fishing in America, challenging the traditions and values …

Another Step Towards Achieving a Wildlife-Friendly Clean Energy Future


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 …

Hog Factory Threatens Fish and Wildlife on Buffalo National Scenic River in Arkansas

Seek Academy students are eager to care for their new garden. Photo by Uzma Chowdhury

New Jersey Eco-Schools Exemplify the Benefits of Funding Programs

[11/3/2015 // By Guest Author]

Making schools more sustainable benefits our communities, our environment, wildlife, and our students. But it doesn’t come without hard work and sometimes money. Let’s face it – resources can be difficult to obtain with today’s school budgets. So what do you do when …

The National Wildlife Federation Teams Up for School Garden Project

Canvasback. Photo by Carol Foll via Flickr Creative Commons

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 …

Four Ways to Get in the Flow and Enjoy Wildlife

Echidna. Photo by Peter Ostergaard via Flickr Creative Commons

Say G’Day to Some of Australia’s Wildlife

[11/17/2015 // By Abby Barber]

As the United States gears up for winter’s approach, Australia is readying for summer. In the November issue of Ranger Rick magazine, one of Ranger Rick’s friends, Scarlett Fox, traveled to the Southern Hemisphere to enjoy the warmth and wildlife, …

Ladies First: Wildlife Matriarchs