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NWF and Where The Wild Things Are

10/9/2009 // By Rachel Faulkner

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 …

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10 Ideas To Get Kids Outside After School Starts

9/1/2009 // By Anne Cissel

Homework, soccer practice, ballet—is there time in the schedule to play outside? Here are some tips to add some outdoor time to a busy day: Scenario #1: Traffic made you late, there’s no time to cook dinner, so you drive the …

Relieve Your Cabin Fever

3/17/2009 // By Ashleigh Poff

Spring and summer are my favorite seasons. I love the smells and warm weather they bring. And although winter is not cold and dreary all over the country (some people enjoy warm weather year round!), the coming of spring still …

Upload Photos of Kids Outside!

1/28/2009 // By Anne Cissel

We are working to compile the world’s largest library of photos of kids playing outside! We’ve already got pictures of kids splashing in streams, running in playgrounds, dancing in the surf, climbing trees — from all over the world! The …


Mother Nature’s Late Show: 9 Tips for Watching Wildlife at Night

10/1/2005 // By Guest Author

When the sun goes down and songbirds disappear into cover to roost, you might think that backyard wildlife watching is finished for the day. But the truth is that when darkness sets in, there is merely a change of characters …