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Save Wildlife One Chapter at a Time

8/19/2013 // By Ann Morgan

When I was a child growing up in the urban wilds of Los Angeles, my favorite place was a local park with a natural hillside trail that my sisters, brothers and I explored.  One old eucalyptus tree always hosted a […] Read more >

Skipper on coneflower

Birds, Butterflies and Backyard Discoveries: New Book Offers Tips for Wildlife Gardening with Kids

5/7/2013 // By Ellen Lambeth

Touch a Butterfly, by April Pulley Sayre, is a delightful read. Its goal is to get families—kids included—outside and in touch with the natural world through gardening. But it is so much more than a guide. It’s a learning process, […] Read more >

Everyone loves a good book! Photo by: Bryn Fluharty

Welcome to the National Wildlife Federation Book Club!

3/2/2012 // By Bryn Fluharty

When we’re not at work or playing outside, many of us here at the National Wildlife Federation love to read, especially when it’s a good book about the environment and nature. With that in mind, we wanted to create a […] Read more >

Me frolicking with a monster, as depicted in a wall painting in Saskatoon, SK, Canada (Wikimedia Commons via flickr | Scott Woods-Fehr)

Study: Children’s Books Are No Longer Where the Wild Things Are

2/8/2012 // By Max Greenberg

As the former wolf-costumed star of a classic of the genre, I know a thing or two about children’s books and how they affect us. A big part of their job was to teach us about magical kismet and the […] Read more >

Osprey catching fish

Invite an Osprey into your Family

1/11/2012 // By Carla Brown

  I read to my kids each night, but this week, we read a book that really made a difference to us. Wild Wings by Gill Lewis The book is about two friends in Scotland who find an osprey. Ospreys are […] Read more >

Green Apple on Books

Resources for Nature and Wildlife Book Lovers

6/29/2011 // By Danielle Brigida

I don’t know about you, but reading is one of my favorite hobbies.  When I’m not thinking about ways to help wildlife, I’m thinking about books that I’d like to read about the natural world. Sometimes it is difficult to […] Read more >

Anthill - By E.O. Wilson

America’s Wild Read – An Online Book Club For Wildlife and Nature Enthusiasts

4/27/2011 // By Danielle Brigida

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service launched an exciting new project this week called WILD READ, a virtual book club meant to inspire people to connect with the outdoors and nature, all while enjoying a book. As an English major […] Read more >

Nature Gives the Family Respite During Holiday Hoopla

12/20/2010 // By Mary Quattlebaum

‘Tis the season … for baking, decorating, wrapping, snacking and lots of fa-la-la.  In the midst of the list-checking and merry-making, though, do you and your kids sometimes need to take a tranquil five (or 10 or 30)? Getting outside is a great way […] Read more >

Field Guides for Outdoor Enthusiasts

Wildlife & Outdoor Books for Holiday Gifts

12/16/2010 // By NWF

Finding gifts for an outdoor-inclined loved one can sometimes be a challenge. Books are always a great option. Read more >

New Book Celebrates the “Living Waters of Texas”

12/3/2010 // By NWF

Two National Wildlife Federation staff members have essays in a new book that celebrates Texas waters. Read more >