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Sea otters are Climate Guardians. Photo from USFWS

Meet A Few of Our Climate Guardians

The climate change story is often one of doom and gloom. There are countless examples of how our rapidly changing climate is impacting wildlife and habitat across the U.S., and …

Sandhill Cranes (photo credit: Flickr user Tucker Hammerstrom)

6 Animals that Mate for Life

Valentine’s Day has arrived again! For some, this means the traditional sentimental card, flowers, and buying candy for our sweetheart. For others, it means railing against the greeting card holiday …

Should Martinez be called "The City of Industry" given it's hardworking beaver residents? (Photo Worth A Dam)

Celebrating one of Nature’s Greatest Engineers: The Martinez Beaver Festival

People line the small footbridge bridge that crosses Alhambra Creek in downtown Martinez, eagerly scouting the water for a look at the city’s star attraction. One young girl starts pointing …

NWF Naturalist David Mizejewski with an alligator, from the Today Show's Instagram page.

Today Show: Surprising “Backyard Wildlife”

It’s Garden for Wildlife Month! In honor of this annual celebration of National Wildlife Federation’s 40-year-old Certified Wildlife Habitat program, I brought some “backyard wildlife” on my Today Show segment …

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Twelve Tree-Mendous Wildlife Facts for National Wildlife Week

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Wild Thanksgiving on Today Show

Bull Elk by Richard Watson

12 Places to See Amazing Animals

When Words Become Endangered: Oxford Junior Dictionary Removes Nature Words

Noted Washington naturalist Robert Pyle once asked, “What is the extinction of a condor to a child who has never seen a wren?” In other words, if children can’t recognize …

Stuffed Animals Help Baby Beavers

Animal rescue always has the risk of wild animals becoming too dependent on humans.  To save some baby beaver kits, PAWS Wildlife Center in Lynnwood, WA found that stuffed animals helped. …

50+ Nature Words Taken Out Of Dictionary

Picture this: A father and son are walking home from school. The boy bends down to blow on a dandelion. A classic image of childhood, wouldn’t you say? Once home, …

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