Fresh Snow Reveals Visitors to NWF’s Backyard

from Wildlife Promise

raccoon footprints in the snow

A winter backyard can look bleak & barren. But is that reflection of reality, or just a measure of how little we really look?

At National Wildlife Federation headquarters in Reston, VA in the winter, I rarely spot anything more than a sparrow. But some fresh snow fell over the weekend, revealing visitors who don’t work 9 to 5.

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