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Healthy Creeks and Streams Help Urban Wildlife

I live in Austin, Texas, a city that defines itself, in part, by its many creeks. Barton, Boggy, Shoal, and Waller Creeks – just to name a few – are …

A Unique Visitor to Austin Eco-Schools Community

The monarch butterfly migration is a unique phenomenon where multiple generations of monarchs complete a 3,000 mile journey from the oyamel forests of Michoacán, Mexico to the northern U.S. and …

Celebrating Our Monarch Heroes

Students, parents, teachers, and community members came out to the National Wildlife Federation’s Monarch Heroes Spring Fun and Recognition event on April 30th. Held at the Discovery Hill Outdoor Learning …

Discovery Hill: An Outdoor Learning Laboratory

The importance of children having outdoor learning spaces at schools is well established. Outdoor classrooms are effective for applied science education, inquiry-based learning, physical and emotional health, and brain function. They …

Austin, Texas Creates Habitat for the Declining Monarch Butterfly

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National Wildlife Week: Going Batty in Austin, TX

At Bat Conservation International in Austin, TX, Dianne Odegard is education and public outreach manager. At home, as a bat rehabilitator, she can have 7-8 native species of insectivorous bats …

Upcoming Austin Event: Tour the New Demonstration Wildlife Habitat

Join the National Wildlife Federation in celebrating the new Rocks to Roots demonstration wildlife habitat and outdoor classroom in Austin! Making Space for Wildlife in Schoolyards Gardening for wildlife begins …

Marcia Ball at Oil Spill Fundraiser

Marcia Ball and the Austin Cajun Aces Headline Oil Spill Fundraiser

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 …

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