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Students planting rain garden at Frederick Douglass Elementary School in Seaford, Delaware.

Seaford School District Celebrates Its First Schoolyard Habitat

This is a guest post by Margo McDonough of Delaware Nature Society. “What’s the name of the river here in your community?” asked Frank Piorko, director of Delaware Department of …

Photo by Hari Viswanathan.

Mountain Lion Seeks Backyard Oasis

Guest post by Hari Viswanathan. On May 18, this beautiful mountain lion stopped by my parent’s backyard pond in Los Alamos, N.M., adding to the long list of amazing wildlife encounters …

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Sen. Udall Talks Wildlife and Climate with Coloradoans

Updated on Wed., June 5th. On Tuesday, the National Wildlife Federation hosted a Town Hall forum with special guest, Colorado U.S. Senator Mark Udall. I led the forum for Coloradoans …

Summer Camp and the Great Outdoors: A Natural (and Powerful) Combination!

Guest post by Peg L. Smith As a parent, one of the things I want most for my children (and all children) is the freedom of spirit that includes one’s heart …

Fog forms over Swiftcurrent Lake and Mount Grinnell at sunrise in Glacier National Park, Montana.

Landscape Photography: The Right Tool, For the Right Impact

Just as the great masters of painting wouldn’t want to get stuck trying to paint a scene with the wrong brush, people should avoid heading into the field with the wrong lenses to capture their subjects.

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A Fight for Real Food – Food Revolution Day

The second annual Food Revolution Day on May 17 is fast approaching but there are still plenty of ways to get involved! Learning how to cook is one of the …

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The Survival of the Salmon is at Stake

Guest post by Michael O’Leary With coal pollution already contributing to ocean acidification, rising stream temperatures, and toxic pollution from mercury and chemicals that wreck havoc on the fragile food …

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North Carolinians Thank Senator Hagan for her Climate Vote

 Guest post by Tim Gestwicki, CEO of North Carolina Wildlife Federation. If you’re a sportsman here in North Carolina, you’re pretty thankful for the Nantahala, for John’s River, Sandy Marsh …

Kaden Walksnice getting signatures on the Save Otter Creek sign

Why the Otter Creek Coal Mine Will Never be Built

Guest post by Vanessa Braided Hair. Yesterday, a news station in Billings, Montana ran an interview with Arch Coal representative Mike Rowlands in which he stated that the Otter Creek coal …

Tar sands protesters at the "Forward on Climate" rally (photo: 350.org)

Let’s Count the Ways Keystone XL Approval Helps Us

A tongue-in-cheek look at the problems caused by the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.

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