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Looking for An Excuse to Party? Here is a Squirrely One

1/18/2011 // By Mary Burnette

Celebrate National Squirrel Appreciation Day on January 21, 2011 by giving these furry friends something to munch on as they scrounge for winter food sources. Read more >

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The Ever-Popular Build-a-Bat-House Website

10/27/2010 // By Carla Brown

Have you ever wanted to build a bat house? Apparently, LOTS of people are interested. How do I know? Many years ago, I wrote a page on how to build a bat house on National Wildlife Federation’s website. I write […] Read more >

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Fall Fun: Leaf Animals

10/27/2010 // By Kelly Senser

Clouds fill the sky, and raindrops fall. But there is sunshine in the autumn leaves—so brilliant against the gray background. I find myself reminiscing this day, recalling a damp afternoon last fall when my kids and I ventured outside. We […] Read more >

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Parents: How to Start an Outdoor Playgroup

7/14/2010 // By Guest Author

Tips to make outdoor play dates part of your family’s routine Read more >

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12 Places to See Amazing Animals

2/22/2010 // By Guest Author

Wherever you live in the U.S., you are near fabulous places for wildlife watching. Our friends at grandparents.com put together this list to help you find a spot near you: Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge – Fort Worth, Texas […] Read more >

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8 Simple Tips To Grow Active, Healthy Kids

2/3/2010 // By Guest Author

Seven hours and 38 minutes. That’s how much time you may spend sleeping each night or working each day. It’s also how much time kids ages 8-18 spend on average each day consuming media, such as watching TV, playing video […] Read more >

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Bird Crafts for Grandkids

2/1/2010 // By Guest Author

Grandkids visiting? Children of all ages are fascinated by birds, and winter is a great time to watch them or create a “bird restaurant” in your backyard or on your balcony. Our friends at Grandparents.com shared these “bird crafts” to try […] Read more >

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5 Tips to Stay Warm Outside In Winter

1/6/2010 // By Anne Cissel

It’s not bathing suit weather, but winter’s still a great season for outdoor fun. Be prepared! 1. Dress in Layers Wear several layers of clothing and peel them off if you get too warm. The heat captured in between the […] Read more >

Where The Wild Things Are: A “Monster” Hit With Great NWF Educational Materials

10/18/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

The feature film, Where The Wild Things Are, has become a smash hit in the box office, exceeding anyone’s expectations. As educational partner to the film, NWF’s Be Out There Campaign has teamed up with Warner Bros. to make the film more educational […] Read more >

NWF and Where The Wild Things Are

10/9/2009 // By Rachel Stemen

NWF has always been about “wild things,” so our latest partnership is especially exciting! The National Wildlife Federation has teamed with the upcoming feature film Where the Wild Things Are, to launch Be Out There™, a national campaign to get […] Read more >