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Theresa Lizakowski

One Child’s Prescription—Nature

1/1/2010 // By Guest Author

My first clue to how my nine-year-old son connected with the outdoors came about five years ago while on a visit to Grandpa’s farm. I watched one afternoon as the two of them hauled freshly cut cedar logs back and […] Read more >

Week Four: Bird Nest Discovery

8/5/2009 // By Jennifer Ward

Hunt for bird nests with Jennifer Ward, author of Let’s Go Outside and I Love Dirt. Read more >

New Whooping CraneCam Comes Online

8/1/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

Operation Migration’s CraneCam is now broadcasting live video around the world, offering watchers views of one of the world’s most endangered birds, the Whooping crane. Operation Migrations USA via PR.com reports: “Viewers can now watch live online as Operation Migration’s […] Read more >

Growing Green and Going Wild

6/9/2009 // By Mary Quattlebaum

Children’s author Mary Quattlebaum wants to know your favorite outdoor kids’ books. Read more >

It’s Baby Bird Season

6/1/2009 // By David Mizejewski

I was reminded this week that we are in the thick of baby bird season. I was heading out to run some errands a few nights ago and as I was getting into my car I spotted movement across the street.  It […] Read more >

Bird Watching: The American Robin

2/18/2009 // By David Mizejewski

Robins in Winter? American robins are found throughout North America and are a symbol of winter’s end. The first appearance of a robin is a sure sign that spring has sprung. But did you know that in most of the lower 48 […] Read more >

Wildlife Watch for Bald Eagles this Winter

12/31/2008 // By Jessica Jones

Winter can seem like a difficult time to watch for wildlife. Trees have dropped their leaves, a good number of birds have migrated south and many mammals have gone into hibernation. However, a good naturalist knows that as the seasons […] Read more >

Join Wildlife Watch and Discover Nature in Your Backyard

10/20/2008 // By Jessica Jones

Do you enjoy taking nature walks with your family and watching for local wildlife? Have you spotted an interesting bird at your backyard feeder? Are you an amateur nature photographer? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then […] Read more >

Seven Tips for Bird Feeding on a Budget

6/11/2008 // By David Mizejewski

It’s no secret that the economy has slowed down in recently months.  Gas and grocery prices are up, and we’re all looking for ways to save a buck. So what’s a backyard bird watcher to do when it’s time to […] Read more >

A Lost Treasure Found!

4/3/2008 // By David Pierpont

In a scenario reminiscent of the Antiques Roadshow, a staff member at the National Wildlife Federation has discovered an original watercolor of ivory-billed woodpeckers by the very artist universally acknowledged as the last person to see the now presumed extinct […] Read more >