Wildlife That Move Us: A Week-Long Celebration
IN 1938, PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT helped National Wildlife Federation launch its first National Wildlife Restoration Week. Held annually ever since, National Wildlife Week (as it is now known) is the Federation’s longest-running education program. Though its topic of focus regularly changes, the event’s original purpose remains true: “For uniting the efforts of all friends of outdoor America to the end that future generations shall have their rightful heritage of wildlife.”
National Wildlife Week: March 14–20, 2011
This year’s theme is “Wildlife That Move Us,” a celebration of the animals in our communities and the ways they get around. Related resources for kids, teens, parents and educators are available online. Outdoor activities, games, lesson plans and community-service ideas are among the offerings.
Wildlife That Fly
If you have an image of an animal on the move to share, add it to our Wildlife Watch album on Flickr and tag it WildlifeWeek.