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Weekly News Roundup: Happy 79th Birthday to the National Wildlife Federation!

2/6/2015 // By Linda Argueta

It all started in 1936 when our founder, Jay Norwood “Ding” Darling, had a vision of a federation promoting conservation interests, encouraging social diversity and demanding action from Congress. Many years later, the National Wildlife Federation has blossomed into America’s […] Read more >

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Why Chicks Need Potholes

2/6/2015 // By Jane Kirchner

I find this strange to say, but I want more potholes. Not the failure-of-asphalt kind that wreak havoc with cars. I want more of the kind Mother Nature makes, the ones that beautiful shorebirds like the American Avocet use to […] Read more >

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Photo of the Day: March of the Avocet

8/10/2012 // By Rachel Faulkner

American avocet wading through water at Bennetts Point, South Carolina Photo by Flickr member fins’n’feathers See more of fins’n’feathers’ photos on Flickr >> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be the next Photo […] Read more >