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NWF Helps Navajo Nation Cultivate Gardens and Cultural Connections

Dust blowing at 50 miles per hour. Feral horses knocking down fences. 100-degree temperatures. No running water within a city block. These are not the typical components of a gardening …

This Mother’s Day, Let’s Leave a Wildlife Legacy We Can Be Proud Of

As a mother, some of my fondest memories are of spending time with my children discovering nature. Watching them screech with delight when a fish grabs onto the hook of …

The Forecast Calls For Play

Guest post by Holly A. How many perfect-weather days do you get every year where you live? Where I live in southern Florida, I’d estimate the number would be 75 …

Summer Camp and the Great Outdoors: A Natural (and Powerful) Combination!

Guest post by Peg L. Smith As a parent, one of the things I want most for my children (and all children) is the freedom of spirit that includes one’s heart …

Dirt, Bugs, and Raindrops, Oh My!

Super Potent Rat Poison Harms Wildlife, Pets & Kids

The Joy of the Season

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12 Ways Nature Can Help You Forecast Weather

The weather. Wherever you go, there it is, sometimes adding perfection to a day or night, sometimes ruining the best laid plans. But to be forewarned is to be forearmed, …

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Observations from a Camp Counselor: Kids Need Natural Play

Maddie Caldwell is an education intern at the National Wildlife Federation’s Great Lakes Regional Center and a senior at the University of Michigan majoring in Environmental Science with a specialization …

The Intangible Gift of Outdoor Time

One of the greatest gifts I received from my parents was not a tangible gift at all. It was a gift of an unquenchable curiosity about nature.

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