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Wildlife Heroes: How a Fourth Grade Class Made A Difference

6/22/2009 // By Danielle Brigida

NWF's mission is "to inspire Americans to protect wildlife for our children's future," but sometimes, I'm reminded that it isn't our efforts at all, but the determination of children, that convinces me that we can–and will–actually save wildlife. I had …

4 Ways to Make Backyard Camping An Adventure

6/15/2009 // By Danielle Brigida

The Great American Backyard Campout ® is set to take place on June 27th this year. For those who aren't familiar, the campout is an NWF tradition that encourages friends and families to camp in their backyard or at a …

10 Ways to Change the World Through Social Media

5/12/2009 // By Danielle Brigida

At National Wildlife Federation we are very serious about protecting wildlife for our children’s future. That’s why we are very active on social media sites, because we know that there are a number of ways these sites can protect wildlife …

For Every Playground You Visit and Share–NWF Recieves $1

4/3/2009 // By Danielle Brigida

We’re so glad you found your way to the National Wildlife Federation! We’re excited to share a new project we have going and hope you’ll join us!  OK…here’s how it goes: Have you ever heard of KaBOOM!?  If not, let …

Meet Mat Paulson – Community Leader and Wildlife Gardener

4/1/2009 // By Danielle Brigida

Having a Certified Wildlife Habitat can be a commitment. However– through NWF's habitat program we have had the opportunity to work with some incredible community leaders and volunteers. Mat Paulson, from Minnesota has done amazing work around creating a space …

9 Reasons Social Media and the Web Can Save Wildlife

3/25/2009 // By Danielle Brigida

It is my personal belief that social media can play a huge role in helping protect wildlife. Being a part of the information age is incredible and overwhelming at times, but I can’t help but be optimistic that we are in a better place than ever before to save wildlife

Great News: Endangered Species Act Restored!

3/3/2009 // By Danielle Brigida

The Endangered Species Act was returned to its old form today, when President Obama directed federal agencies to once again consult with independent scientists at the Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to determine if …

Help NWF Decide On A New Website Design

2/28/2009 // By Danielle Brigida

While the NWF has been VERY busy protecting wildlife, saving habitat and connecting people with nature–some of us have also been working hard to make our website, www.nwf.org more user friendly and engaging. We would love your input and are …

The Real Reasons for Groundhog Day

2/2/2009 // By Danielle Brigida

Punxsutawney Phil, America’s most famous weather forecaster, will have love, not weather, on his mind when he emerges from his hole on February 2. Researchers tracked 32 groundhogs for more than four years and concluded that the real reason for …

NWF’s Staff on Twitter

1/6/2009 // By Danielle Brigida

If you aren’t into the microblogging site called Twitter, then this post really isn’t for you. But if you have and you are interested in following some of the voices of National Wildlife Federation (@NWF), I’ve compiled this list and …