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VIDEO: First Bison Encounter Inspires Lifelong Support

11/7/2011 // By Anne Senft

Memorable encounter with Yellowstone wildlife galvanizes support for NWF’s Adopt-a-Wildlife-Acre program. Read more >

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Get Outside for National Wildlife Refuge Week

10/13/2011 // By Marine Jaouen

This week (October 9-15) is National Wildlife Refuge Week, commemorated for the first time by the Senate in a historic resolution last year and officially recognized this year. First initiated under President Bill Clinton, Refuge Week is a celebration of […] Read more >

"Just another Buffalo" attracting some attention in Yellowstone this summer.

What Do You Mean “Just a Buffalo!?”

9/14/2011 // By Tony Caligiuri

“Oh, It’s just another Buffalo,” Anthony said when we finally discovered what was causing the excitement in the cars stopped up ahead. Really?  It only took 36 hours for Yellowstone to ruin my 9-year-old kid? I had to laugh, but […] Read more >

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Three Things to Learn from Bison Conservation

5/23/2011 // By Roger Di Silvestro

The bison, or American buffalo, roamed the plains and woodlands of North America tens of thousands of years ago. It was a contemporary of saber-toothed cats, woolly mammoths and woolly rhinos but was a better survivor: the bison is the largest […] Read more >

Alaska Brown Bear on Admiralty Island by April Carpenter

President’s Day: How Animals Lead

2/16/2011 // By Roger Di Silvestro

President’s Day weekend was set aside to honor the memory of our first president, George Washington,  celebrating his skillful leadership at the dawn of our history as a nation. Leadership and hierarchies seem to come naturally to humans, helping to […] Read more >

Bison bulls establish a hierarchy in Yellowstone National Park in a photo by J.L. Wooden

Passenger Pigeons, Bison and Global Warming

11/15/2010 // By Roger Di Silvestro

It was probably the most astonishing wildlife spectacle in all of American history—the migration of the passenger pigeon, a bird larger than the mourning dove, with a bluish back and a rosy breast—the most common bird on the continent in […] Read more >

Bull Elk by Richard Watson

12 Places to See Amazing Animals

2/22/2010 // By Guest Author

Wherever you live in the U.S., you are near fabulous places for wildlife watching. Our friends at grandparents.com put together this list to help you find a spot near you: Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge – Fort Worth, Texas […] Read more >