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Snowy owl, like Hedwig, from National Wildlife Federation Photo Contest entrant Kim Leblanc.

How to Enjoy Owls in Winter (or Anytime)

1/29/2014 // By Dani Tinker

Owls have been in the spotlight recently, from the DC snowy owl to the Colbert Report. They are incredible and elusive creatures. Here are some ways you can experience and learn about owls first-hand this winter. Go on an owl […] Read more >

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Photo of the Day: Burrowing Owl

6/26/2013 // By Rachel Stemen

Burrowing owl in Cape Coral, Florida Photo by Cindy J. Bryant Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be the next Photo of the Day! Share your images with our Flickr group and tag […] Read more >

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Why Owls Are So Hoot Right Now – #Hoot2Give

12/14/2012 // By Danielle Brigida

Have you heard? OWLS are so HOOT right now! That’s why we’re in caHOOTS with craigconnects and craiglist’s Craig Newmark to celebrate these amazing creatures. Each time you use the hashtag #Hoot2Give on Twitter, Craig will donate $1 to National Wildlife Federation (up […] Read more >

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Photo of the Day: Owl Yoga

10/3/2012 // By Rachel Stemen

A burrowing owl stretches near its den after a storm   Photo by Flickr member Moments In Nature by Joshua Clark See more of Moments In Nature by Joshua Clark’s photos on Flickr >> Your Photo Could Be Here We […] Read more >

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Photo of the Day: Devotion

8/22/2012 // By Rachel Stemen

A parent burrowing owl feeds an insect to its owlet Photo by Flickr member East Wind See more of East Wind’s photos on Flickr >> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be the […] Read more >

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Photo of the Day: Say “Ahh!”

7/10/2012 // By Rachel Stemen

Burrowing Owl Photo by Flickr member East Wind See more of East Wind’s photos on Flickr>> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be the next Photo of the Day! Share your images with […] Read more >

Black-footed ferret. Photo by Ryan Hagerty for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

How many grassland animals do you know?

5/4/2012 // By Lara Bryant

Last week the 2012 Farm Bill began its long journey through Congress in the Senate Agriculture Committee, where it passed 16-5. While we think it is a good starting place, there are still critical protections for wildlife that are missing. […] Read more >

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Is the Mockingjay from The Hunger Games Real?

3/16/2012 // By Danielle Brigida

With the release of  The Hunger Games and Catching Fire movies, we wanted to assure readers that while a government mishap hasn’t yet created anything like the mockingjay, we do see outstanding examples of mimicry in nature that help animals to […] Read more >

Keeping common species common- preventing wildlife from becoming endangered

5/19/2011 // By Helen Chmura

   What do California’s Western Burrowing Owl, Montana’s Trumpeter Swan, and Florida’s River Otter have in common?   They’re all being conserved thanks to the State and Tribal Wildlife Grants Program!  It may be Endangered Species Day- a day to celebrate […] Read more >

We Promise Wildlife on Martha Stewart, Tuesday, March 17th

3/16/2009 // By Kristin Johnson

National Wildlife Federation naturalist David Mizejewski will be on The Martha Stewart Show tomorrow to celebrate National Wildlife Week March 16-20. Dave will be corralling some cute animals onstage, including a burrowing owl, Arctic fox, Canada lynx and a two-month-old […] Read more >