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Field Guides for Your Green Hour

2/27/2008 // By Jane Kirkland

Tips for choosing the best guides for your family. Read more >

Create a Bird-Friendly Habitat

2/11/2008 // By Danielle Brigida

Here are a few tips for attracting birds to your garden: Provide water year-round – A simple birdbath is a great start. Change water every 2-3 days in summer and use a heater in the winter. Place the water container […] Read more >

Birdfeeding 101

1/30/2008 // By Jane Kirkland

This is a popular time of year to feed birds. Watching birds at the feeder is a fun and educational family activity that you can do from within the house when the days are cold or rainy. November through April […] Read more >

Wildlife and Weather – December 21st

12/21/2007 // By David Mizejewski

Wildlife and Weather is a resource interpreting the impact of weather conditions on wildlife. Christmas Bird Count National Wildlife Federation supports citizen science, and one of the oldest such efforts is the Christmas Bird Count sponsored by our friends at […] Read more >

Warming to Cause Flock Shock

11/29/2007 // By Danielle Brigida

According to the Daily Green, “there are more birders than Baptists.” With one in six Americans assumed to be a bird lover, birds have got a serious fan club. Like all wildlife, birds are susceptible to changes in the environment […] Read more >

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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 […] Read more >