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Photo by Hari Viswanathan.

Mountain Lion Seeks Backyard Oasis

Guest post by Hari Viswanathan. On May 18, this beautiful mountain lion stopped by my parent’s backyard pond in Los Alamos, N.M., adding to the long list of amazing wildlife encounters …

David examines the bees from his hive

Beekeeping Offers a Connection with Nature

NWF’s lead online developer shares memories of his beekeeping hobby.

Campus Ecology Fellow Ellen Teygart collects a soil sample from the field. Image credit Brittany Prischak.

Campuses Safeguard Wildlife, Cut Carbon Pollution

Sure you’ve noticed the extreme weather events of the past few months: extended drought, supercharged storms. But do you know the specific effect of climate change on wildlife at your campus …

Jeff Ferland

Facebook Employees Rally Around Foxes—And Earn a Certified Wildlife Habitat!

When strolling through the Menlo Park headquarters of the technological giant Facebook, one might expect to encounter packs of software engineers or herds of hackers, but a skulk of gray …

Baltimore Oriole by Lynn Cleveland

Photo Gallery: Seven “City Birds”

Hear the words “city birds” and you’re likely to picture a handful of common nonnative species such as the European starling, house sparrow and pigeon. But a long-term survey of …

Spider webs glistening with dew

40 Spider Webs

Our last photo in the Garden for Wildlife “40 Garden Object” series – many spider webs glistening with dew – many more than 40, I’m sure.

Anna's hummingbird in Craig's backyard, photo by Craig Newmark

Craig Newmark’s List of Backyard Wildlife

Like many other nonprofit and social media enthusiasts, I started following Craig Newmark on Facebook for his technological genius, witty commentary and dedication to philanthropy with craigconnects and other efforts. …

Weekly News Roundup- May 23, 2013

  |   May 23, 2013

  Bill to Force Keystone Approval a Giveaway to Oil Companies May 22– The U.S. House is set to vote this week on a bill by Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE) …

40 flowers from my neighborhood

40 Flowers From My Neighborhood

To celebrate Garden for Wildlife month, I get inspired by flowers from my neighborhood.

Ameircan crow, national gardening month, certified wildlife habitat

Nature Is My Gardener

Or you could call this blog, How to Garden for Wildlife in Zero Easy Steps.   A Hands-off Policy In a poem that captivated my imagination when I was about …

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