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Sunset over California valley

Nature Photography: A Fun and Free Outdoor Summer Activity for Kids

6/27/2013 // By Rachel Stemen

Attention, Parents! Summer officially started a week ago and if your kids aren’t already out of school and hanging around the house, they soon will be. Now, we all know that getting the kids outside is better for your sanity. […] Read more >

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Photo of the Day: Burrowing Owl

6/26/2013 // By Rachel Stemen

Burrowing owl in Cape Coral, Florida Photo by Cindy J. Bryant Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be the next Photo of the Day! Share your images with our Flickr group and tag […] Read more >

First place winner, Backyard Habitats, 2012 National Wildlife Photo Contest. Photo by Alandra Palisser.

National Wildlife Photo Contest Category Spotlight: Backyard Habitats

6/24/2013 // By Rachel Stemen

You don’t have to go on safari or travel to some exotic locale to get wonderful nature photos. The Backyard Habitat category of our National Wildlife Photo Contest celebrates the wild creatures, native plants and natural settings found closer to […] Read more >

American woodcock

Photo of the Day: “Timberdoodle”

6/19/2013 // By Rachel Stemen

American woodcock parent and chick Photo by Mark Preston Did You Know? The American woodcock is also called the “timberdoodle” in some areas! NWF staffer, Carla Brown, shares interesting facts about the species as well as her story and video […] Read more >

Gray fox yawning

Photo of the Day: Sleepy Gray Fox

6/17/2013 // By Rachel Stemen

This Photo of the Day was donated by a participant in the annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. See more photos or sign up for the 43rd Annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. Read more >

Photographer on Lake Maurepas, Louisiana

Celebrate National Nature Photography Day on June 15th!

6/13/2013 // By Rachel Stemen

National Nature Photography Day is coming up on June 15th. This day, dedicated to celebrating nature photography and its role in aiding conservation efforts is near and dear to our hearts here at National Wildlife Federation. And celebrating it is […] Read more >

Damselfly in the rain

Photo of the Day: Rainy Day Damselfly

6/7/2013 // By Rachel Stemen

This Photo of the Day was donated by a participant in the annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. See more photos or sign up for the 43rd Annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. Read more >

Long-tailed weasels peeking out of burrow

Photo of the Day: Long-tailed Weasel Peek-a-Boo

6/5/2013 // By Rachel Stemen

Two, young long-tailed weasels (Mustela frenata) peeking out of a burrow Photo by Donald Quintana If you enjoy photos of wildlife and nature, check out the 43rd Annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. Share and vote for your favorite entries or […] Read more >

Zebra herd

Photo of the Day: Keeping Pace

6/4/2013 // By Rachel Stemen

A zebra foal appears to be floating in mid-stride with all four legs lifted from the ground Photo by Daniel D’Auria, MD If you enjoy photos of wildlife and nature, check out the 43rd Annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. Share […] Read more >

Gray tree frog

Photo of the Day: Camouflaged Tree Frog

6/3/2013 // By Rachel Stemen

This Photo of the Day was donated by a participant in the annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. See more photos or sign up for the 43rd Annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. Read more >