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Kristin is Director of Online Integration and Experience for NWF who works to connect wildlife enthusiasts and environmentalists with NWF's mission all across the web. She helps manage www.nwf.org and Wildlife Promise as well as NWF's profiles on sites like Facebook and Twitter.
Snowy Owl in Washington DC

Snowy Owl Sighting in Downtown DC

1/24/2014 // By Kristin Johnson

Today brought another rare sighting of a snowy owl in downtown Washington, D.C., this time on the Washington Post building at the corner of 15th and L St. N.W. (Any votes for renaming it the Owl Post?) The news sparked […] Read more >

Antarctic Fur Seal Pups

15 Adorable Wildlife Puppies for National Puppy Day

3/21/2012 // By Kristin Johnson

Ask anyone who knows me, and they’ll tell you that two of my favorite things are: 1) wildlife and 2) puppies. When I’m not at work helping protect the first, I can most often be found hanging out with my […] Read more >

App Developer SCVNGR Donates $10,000 to National Wildlife Federation to Celebrate Launch of LevelUp

3/12/2011 // By Kristin Johnson

Today’s keynote at the South by Southwest Interactive Festival in Austin, TX included a great moment. Seth Priebatsch, “Chief Ninja” of the location-based app developer SCVNGR, put up a $10,000 donation to the National Wildlife Federation as a reward for […] Read more >

Perdido Key Beach Mouse

Dune Restoration to Help Shorebirds and Perdido Key Beach Mouse

3/11/2011 // By Kristin Johnson

National Wildlife Federation’s Eliza Russell just emailed from Florida’s Perdido Key, where tomorrow, she and a group of volunteers will be preparing the dunes for nesting season. This event is part of our Gulf Coast volunteer restoration effort to help […] Read more >

Yogi Bear Frog-Mouthed Turtle

Does the Frog-Mouthed Turtle Exist?

12/14/2010 // By Kristin Johnson

Is the frog-mouthed turtle an interesting species you haven’t heard of? Or a fictional animal that only exists in Jellystone Park? This part amphibian, part reptile creature is featured in the new movie, Yogi Bear, as an almost extinct species […] Read more >

Florida Panther

2 Florida Panthers Killed by Vehicles in 2 Days

12/14/2010 // By Kristin Johnson

The Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission reported two Florida panther deaths in the past two days. The panthers were both struck by vehicles, bringing the total number of panther road kills in 2010 to 15. In 2009, 17 panthers were […] Read more >

Marcia Ball at Oil Spill Fundraiser

Marcia Ball and the Austin Cajun Aces Headline Oil Spill Fundraiser

12/3/2010 // By Kristin Johnson

The National Wildlife Federation’s South Central Regional Center was pleased to host a concert fundraiser for our Gulf Oil Spill Restoration Fund at Central Market in Austin recently. More than 300 people were in attendance to watch Louisiana musicians Charles […] Read more >

Alaska Embraces Renewable Energy for Homes, Businesses

8/19/2010 // By Kristin Johnson

Great news from Jim Adams, Regional Executive Director in National Wildlife Federation’s Alaska Regional Center: As part of National Wildlife Federation’s efforts to limit carbon emissions and move America to a clean energy future, we have been working on changing […] Read more >

Sea Turtles Dying in BP “Burn Boxes” – First-Hand Account from Boat Captain

6/23/2010 // By Kristin Johnson

On June 17, the Los Angeles Times reported in “Death by fire in the gulf” that an effort to burn oil from the surface of the Gulf is also torching all kinds of sea life. Catherine Craig of the Sea […] Read more >

Helping Wildlife With Grace

6/11/2010 // By Kristin Johnson

As the bleak news continues to flow from the oil spill disaster in the Gulf, there is one thing that is keeping spirits a little bit lighter: the amazing outpouring of support from people–especially children–across the country who are doing […] Read more >