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Road to the Final Fur: Round Five

This is it. The one we’ve been waiting for. The Final Fur Championship. Today and tomorrow the river otter and the arctic fox battle it out for National Wildlife Week …

Photo via Michael Henry

Learn about Wildlife Adaptations with NWF’s Climate Classroom Kids!

Did you know, on the snow and ice, polar bears’ large paws work like snowshoes? Even though a polar bear can weigh as much as a small car, they can …

A photo from the rail line along Lake Champlain.  A derailment of an oil car would almost certainly contaminate the lake at certain points.  Photo by: Barbarina Heyerdahl

New York Train Derailment Highlights Oil-by-Rail Threat to Lake Champlain Region

A train derailment near the banks of Hudson River in New York highlights the continued risk of dangerous crude oil cars that run along the banks of Lake Champlain and …

Elk. Photo By: Pixabay

National Monuments Fundamental to Roosevelt’s Playbook for Public Lands

President Theodore Roosevelt had a clear purpose. He once called public lands our “most glorious heritage,” and wrote “there can be no greater issue than of conservation in this country.” …

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Road to the Final Fur: Round Four

Whether you are a parent, an educator, a college student or lifelong lover of wildlife, you can always learn more through our vast education programs. Consider starting a campus project, …

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Road to the Final Fur: Round Three

There are only eight teams left on the road to the Final Fur! Read on to learn a little more about how the National Wildlife Federation helps keep each of …

Eastern Towhee by Hal and Kirsten Snyder

Picturing Birds at Risk

Swifts, nighthawks and meadowlarks may sound like commonplace birds, but they share a troubling trait: According to the cover story of the February-March National Wildlife, the animals are among “hundreds of …

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Capturing Emotion in a Photograph

National Wildlife magazine’s 2017 photo contest is now open and receiving hundreds of images from photographers across the globe. In honor of the contest, we are looking back at past …

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Road to the Final Fur: Round Two

The Road to the Final Fur kicked off in a furrenzy of competition! But only sixteen fierce species were able to advance to Round 2. Hailing from habitats that run …

Mallards can be found in small ponds and wetlands. Photo from Alan D. Wilson

We All Live Downstream

President Trump has said that he wants the nation to have “crystal clear water,” and it would be hard to find anyone who would disagree with that. However, last week, …

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