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If Wildlife Took Selfies…A New Series on Instagram

6/14/2013 // By Danielle Brigida

Since 2010, Instagram, the social network that allows users to share photographs easily with their friends and followers has seen tremendous growth. The site now sees about 40 million photos posted daily and many of them are known as “selfies”.  A […] Read more >

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Q & A With Singer-Songwriter Kate Taylor

5/2/2013 // By Danielle Brigida

Kate Taylor, who has been making music since her teenage years, will perform an acoustic set at NWF’s Conservation Achievement Awards ceremony, being held in Washington D.C. later this week. Taylor has always held an affinity with nature, and National […] Read more >

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Send Your #GreenWish to President Obama

1/16/2013 // By Danielle Brigida

As we approach the 2013 Green Inaugural Ball, we’ve covered all the details of the night: picking the venue, carpooling to the event, and even sharing how we’re working to reduce waste. But what we also want to focus on the real purpose of the […] Read more >

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Why Owls Are So Hoot Right Now – #Hoot2Give

12/14/2012 // By Danielle Brigida

Have you heard? OWLS are so HOOT right now! That’s why we’re in caHOOTS with craigconnects and craiglist’s Craig Newmark to celebrate these amazing creatures. Each time you use the hashtag #Hoot2Give on Twitter, Craig will donate $1 to National Wildlife Federation (up […] Read more >

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Wildlife with Marvelous Mustaches – Movember Edition

11/26/2012 // By Danielle Brigida

While Movember is a fun way to support a serious issue, we thought it was important to highlight some wildlife touting mustaches (or moustaches if you prefer) in style. So take a few minutes and read about some of these […] Read more >

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Spotify Wildlife: Finding Bird, Amphibian and Insect Calls Online

10/5/2012 // By Danielle Brigida

While I’ve written about listening online before, I haven’t really covered how much a curious person can learn from nature just by listening to various wild melodies. With the huge popularity of sites like Pandora and Spotify, I thought it would […] Read more >

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Find Nearby Parks with your iPhone or Android

6/5/2012 // By Danielle Brigida

It’s time to kick off the summer and get outside! We’ve been collecting great mobile apps that connect people to nature for some time now, and we’ve found a new one to explore. The new Oh, Ranger! ParkFinder™ app is your […] Read more >

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#Squirrels4good and Your Nature Favorites

5/8/2012 // By Danielle Brigida

We all have them: certain wildlife visitors that bring us joy and excitement when we happen to see them. I think it’s important to celebrate not only the animals that inspire awe like the polar bear, but also the everyday animals […] Read more >

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What a Squirrel Wants – #Squirrels4Good

4/26/2012 // By Danielle Brigida

What do squirrels want? What do squirrels need? When you get right down to it, squirrels are a lot like us, just trying to survive in these urban and suburban jungles. And they do a great job. Craig Newmark of […] Read more >

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Is the Mockingjay from The Hunger Games Real?

3/16/2012 // By Danielle Brigida

With the release of  The Hunger Games and Catching Fire movies, we wanted to assure readers that while a government mishap hasn’t yet created anything like the mockingjay, we do see outstanding examples of mimicry in nature that help animals to […] Read more >