Barred owl. Photo by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Charlie Long

Helping Communities and Wildlife in Atlanta

[2/10/2016 // By Na'Taki Osborne Jelks]

On the day set aside to remember the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the National Wildlife Federation’s Southeast Office in Atlanta joined forces with the West Atlanta Watershed Alliance and the USDA Forest Service to host over 230 …

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5 Reasons This Should Be the Next National Monument

[2/10/2016 // By Grant LaRouche]

Our public lands are under threat. From the takeover of Malheur National Refuge, to land seizures out west, to gas pipelines fragmenting the east, it’s been a rough couple of years. That’s why it’s exciting to see new National Monuments …

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A Garden for Zebras and Tigers

[2/9/2016 // By Jen Mihills]

Whether your garden is in containers on an apartment balcony or sprawling over acres of open land, it can attract zebras and tigers. Ok, not the four-legged mammals you might be envisioning, but swallowtail butterflies. There are more than 550 species …

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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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