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Updates to 2013 Green Inaugural Ball Lineup and Attendees

1/17/2013 // By NWF

Nicholas David to perform at 2013 Green Ball We’re thrilled to announce that The Voice’s Nicholas David will join our lineup of musical performers at the 2013 Green Inaugural Ball. The singer/songwriter/pianist and second-place finisher is known for his creative …


My Life with a Raccoon

12/6/2012 // By NWF

Please join us in wishing a very happy retirement to Donna Miller, NWF’s art director, who worked at Ranger Rick magazine for 40 years! We thought you’d enjoy reading more about her amazing career.

You can win four backstage tickets to a taping of Anderson Cooper Live via our auction on Charitybuzz.com/NWF.

Looking for a Unique Way to Help Wildlife? Try Our Upcoming Auction!

11/9/2012 // By NWF

As a friend of wildlife, you might ask yourself “How can I help?” While there are myriad ways of giving your time and financial assistance, we’re excited about a new option that promises some unique returns on your National Wildlife …

3-mile Oil Slick in the Gulf Confirmed as BP Oil from 2010 Spill

10/11/2012 // By NWF

Thought the 2010 Gulf oil disaster was over? Think again. A 3-mile oil slick detected in the Gulf last month has been confirmed as oil from the 2010 Gulf oil disaster, according to Coast Guard reports. The slick illustrates what …

Dolphin Jumping in the Waves

Wildlife Victory! Congress Says BP Fines Must Help Restore Gulf

6/29/2012 // By NWF

Thanks to the persistent voices of hundreds of thousands of wildlife advocates, Congress passed a Transportation Package that includes the potential for the largest investment in wildlife conservation in U.S. history and two very important wins for wildlife against Big …

Tents set up at the Great American Backyard Campout in Prospect Park, Brooklyn

Happy National Get Outdoors Day!

6/8/2012 // By NWF

Saturday, June 9th is National Get Outdoors Day, the cherry atop Great Outdoors Month and another great opportunity to move toward getting millions of new kids outdoors on a regular basis and connected to nature. Why is this important? As …

Decorah Bald Eagles (UStream screen shot)

NWF Naturalist Dave Mizejewski Answers Your Eagle Questions

5/29/2012 // By NWF

For the past two years, when Spring rolls around, we’ve been pleased to host web cams of the Decorah Eagles. Hundreds of thousands of you have joined us in welcoming eaglets into the world. Together, we’ve watched eggs hatch and …

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Cast of Nickelodeon’s Victorious! Encourages Schools to Go Green with Eco-Schools USA

5/3/2012 // By NWF

The cast of Nickelodeon’s Victorious! (Matt Bennett, Ariana Grande, Elizabeth Gillies, Avan Jogia, Daniella Monet and Leon Thomas III) took time recently to encourage schools to get green through the National Wildlife Federation’s Eco-Schools USA program: They have experienced the …

Ed Perry

A Great Fishery in Dire Straits

4/3/2012 // By NWF

In August 2005, my two sons and I embarked on our annual float down the Susquehanna River. Our family has been floating the river for over 25 years, camping on the islands, and wade-fishing for smallmouth bass. We’ve floated and fished most of the area from Sunbury down to Harrisburg.

GUEST POST: Dispelling Fear of the Phantom Bat

3/24/2012 // By NWF

Dianne Odegard is the Outreach Associate for Bat Conservation International, where she works on issues including education, public help, and bats in buildings. Mexican Free-Tailed Bats are one of the featured species for National Wildlife Week for their extraordinary record …