April, 2012

Why We Should Pay Attention to Oil Pipelines

On July 25th, 2010, the Great Lakes region experienced one of the largest oil spills in Midwest history—and it was from a pipeline buried underneath the ground. Almost two years after the spill, the pressing question is whether laws governing oil pipelines protect the Great Lakes Basin and its communities from more spills.

Ruby-throated hummingbird by Bud Hensley

Four Tips For Attracting Hummingbirds

Here in the MidAtlantic region, ruby-throated hummingbirds are just starting to show up, returning from their wintering grounds in Central America and Mexico to breed across much of eastern North …

Latino Kids Missing out on the Outdoors and STEM

When you think about the outdoors and “outdoorsy” people, what comes to mind? Bearded hikers in flannel shirts? Intrepid retirees armed with the latest in GPS gadgetry ambling through the …

Forest after a fire in Santiam Pass Summit, Oregon

Photo of the Day: Frozen Forest

Climate change is fueling more extreme wildfires in the West.  You can help us fight the effects of carbon emissions and help wildlife everywhere. This Photo of the Day was donated …

Photo by Beth Pratt

First Baby Bison Calf Born on Tribal Lands on Earth…

Savannah Country Day School (Laura Hickey)

It’s Official: Inaugural U.S. Green Ribbon School Award Winners Announced!

Alaska Youth for Environmental Action Gather to Address Elected Officials

Mountain lion in Montana

Photo of the Day: Mountain Lion

Mountain lions, more commonly knows as cougars, have been an inspiration at NWF for quite some time. Watch one of our staffers recount their run in with a mountain lion, then adopt its …

Flamingo in the West Palm Beach Zoo

Photo of the Day: Flamingo

After you spend some time practicing your flamingo yoga pose, you can learn about some interesting bird myths, including flamingo divorce rates. This Photo of the Day was donated by a participant …

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Wildlife Gardening on Today Show

Garden for Wildlife Month kicks off on May 1st so I themed my most recent appearance on the Today Show around “backyard wildlife,” native plants, and simple tips on how …

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