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9 Ways You Can Help and Celebrate Polar Bears

2/27/2012 // By Danielle Brigida

With International Polar Bear Day falling every 27th of February, I find it’s a perfect time to show your support for these top-notch carnivores. I’ve collected some fun ways to help you do just that from various organizations and resources. […] Read more >

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Squirrel Appreciation Day: 5 Ways to Go Nuts

1/20/2012 // By Danielle Brigida

January 21st is Squirrel Appreciation Day (#squirrelday) and this year, in honor of our tree-inclined friends I thought we could swap squirrel stories and memories.  I’ve been thinking a lot about how wildlife impact our daily life, and very few […] Read more >

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3 Fantastic and Unique Ways to Celebrate Wildlife

12/9/2011 // By Danielle Brigida

It’s hard to see the silver lining when we read about plight of polar bears and alarming biodiversity loss, but we can’t only focus on the negative.  I think we have a lot to be grateful for, and as I […] Read more >

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25+ Nature and Wildlife Mobile Apps

8/15/2011 // By Danielle Brigida

Do you have a smart phone and want to use it to explore nature? The saying, “there’s an app for that,” rings true in this case. I’ve tested out a number of smart phone applications, and I must say they […] Read more >

Ways You and the Kids Can Celebrate Shark Week

7/29/2011 // By Danielle Brigida

We wanted to take a few moments to honor the stars of Shark Week, the amazing creatures that play vital roles within their ecosystem. You may fear them, but we need to be a lot more afraid of losing sharks […] Read more >

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Resources for Nature and Wildlife Book Lovers

6/29/2011 // By Danielle Brigida

I don’t know about you, but reading is one of my favorite hobbies.  When I’m not thinking about ways to help wildlife, I’m thinking about books that I’d like to read about the natural world. Sometimes it is difficult to […] Read more >

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America’s Wild Read – An Online Book Club For Wildlife and Nature Enthusiasts

4/27/2011 // By Danielle Brigida

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service launched an exciting new project this week called WILD READ, a virtual book club meant to inspire people to connect with the outdoors and nature, all while enjoying a book. As an English major […] Read more >

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Stink Bugs, Stink Bugs Everywhere

2/17/2011 // By Danielle Brigida

The name says it all. Stink bugs. Some stink bugs species are native to North America and their populations are kept in check by their natural predators.   That’s no big deal.  But, the brown-marmorated stink bug is a recent […] Read more >

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Holiday Ideas for Nature Lovers

12/16/2010 // By Danielle Brigida

With holiday gift giving in full swing, countless posts are talking about ways to help out important causes while spreading holiday cheer. Nonprofitorgs.wordpress.com, Blog.nature.org, and 1800recycling.com all have very thoughtful blog posts that encourage giving gifts that benefit nonprofits doing […] Read more >

A Halloween Wildlife and Outdoor Activity Roundup

10/28/2010 // By Danielle Brigida

In honor of  Halloween, we’ve been collecting  posts about wildlife and clever outdoor activities that will add a delicious spice to your holiday. Halloween can be fantastic opportunity to learn facts about “spooky” wildlife while creating fun crafts with common […] Read more >