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Jason Mraz Sings “I’m Yours” on Sesame Street With an Outdoor Twist

1/12/2010 // By Kristin Johnson

Want to know the video of the day playing on computers around the NWF office? It’s Jason Mraz singing “Outdoors” (a rendition of his hit song, “I’m Yours”) on Sesame Street. The song might just become the new theme song […] Read more >

NWF Partners with the Marine Corps Toys for Tots Foundation

11/30/2009 // By Kristin Johnson

The National Wildlife Federation is proud to partner with the U.S. Marine Toys for Tots Foundation to help provide needy children with new, unwrapped toys this holiday season. And you can help. By symbolically adopting an animal through NWF's Adoption […] Read more >

Save Ice Cream! #HelpHoneyBees

11/5/2009 // By Kristin Johnson

Häagen-Dazs knows the importance of honeybees to ice cream. Pollination is “essential for ingredients in nearly 50 percent of our all-natural superpremium flavors,” according to their website, HelptheHoneyBees.com. In an effort to raise awareness for the decline in honeybee populations […] Read more >

Volunteer Opportunities Celebrate United We Serve’s Energy and Environment Issue Week

8/3/2009 // By Kristin Johnson

In support of President Obama’s United We Serve initiative, the National Wildlife Federation will cosponsor three volunteer service activities with the Department of Interior on Wednesday, August 5, in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area (see below). National Wildlife Federation, partnering […] Read more >

A Birthday Wish for NWF’s Resident Social Media Guru

7/14/2009 // By Kristin Johnson

A few of us at the National Wildlife Federation wanted to take a moment to give a shout out to our resident Social Media Outreach Coordinator, Danielle Brigida. If you have ever encountered NWF on a social media site, there's […] Read more >

What are Baby Raccoons Called…Besides Cute?

7/9/2009 // By Kristin Johnson

Last week, work stopped for a good half hour at the National Wildlife Federation’s headquarters in Reston, VA when a mother raccoon and four babies were spotted climbing precariously around a giant tree snag outside our office window. (See video […] Read more >

The pond outside of NWF headquarters that provides a source of water for wildlife. Photo credit: MABlevins

Remembering Craig Tufts, NWF’s Chief Naturalist

6/29/2009 // By Kristin Johnson

The National Wildlife Federation this week is mourning the loss of our chief naturalist, Craig Tufts, who passed away June 21 at the age of 62. It is hard to find the words to express how much Craig’s presence will […] Read more >

Dave Mizejewski to Talk Bullfrogs, Bats and Backyard Campout on Tuesday’s Today Show

6/22/2009 // By Kristin Johnson

UPDATE 6/23: Watch David’s appearance here! NWF naturalist David Mizejewski will be making a live appearance on the Today Show tomorrow morning (June 23rd) to promote the Great American Backyard Campout, happening in backyards across the country this weekend, June […] Read more >

We Promise Wildlife on Martha Stewart, Tuesday, March 17th

3/16/2009 // By Kristin Johnson

National Wildlife Federation naturalist David Mizejewski will be on The Martha Stewart Show tomorrow to celebrate National Wildlife Week March 16-20. Dave will be corralling some cute animals onstage, including a burrowing owl, Arctic fox, Canada lynx and a two-month-old […] Read more >

Conservation Groups File Suit To Restore Endangered Species Act Protections

12/18/2008 // By Kristin Johnson

The National Wildlife Federation, 13 of its affiliates, and Golden Gate Audubon filed suit today challenging the Bush administration’s regulations weakening the consultation requirements of the Endangered Species Act. According to the lawsuit, the Bush administration’s regulations drastically reduce protections […] Read more >