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It’s for the Birds! Certifying Baltimore as a Community Habitat

For years Baltimore has been known as Birdland and now, we can make it official. Baltimore plans to B’More Wild, and bird-friendly, by becoming certified as an NWF Community Wildlife …

8 - Monarch Butterfly at Butterfly House (City of Chesterfield)

Monarchs Over Chesterfield

This morning we took a tour of the NWF Certified Community Wildlife Habitat in Chesterfield, MO – just outside of St. Louis.  The city has been certified for 10 years …

The Preserve was the first approved “Waif Tortoise Recipient Site” in the state and in December 2011 we adopted 4 female gopher tortoises.  Photo from City of Oakland Park.

Threatened Gopher Tortoises Benefit from Florida Community Wildlife Habitat

Our amazing Garden for Wildlife volunteers in Oakland Park, FL are making a difference for the threatened gopher tortoise. The city, which is located in Broward County and is smack dab …

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 …

Whopping Crane with Blue Crab

40 Years of Success Protecting Endangered Species & Other Wildlife in Our Backyards

2013 is the 40th anniversary of two important moments in wildlife conservation history.  In 1973, Congress enacted and President Nixon signed into law the Endangered Species Act.  The ESA has …

Hilary growing up in Baltimore city

Baltimore: My Hometown and Now a City for the Birds

I grew up in Baltimore and still love all the special things about it: neighborhood pride, crab cakes, and the Inner Harbor. There is even more to be proud of in …

A rehabilitated Red Tail Hawk is released.  Photo by Will Stuart.

Matthews, North Carolina Celebrates Community Wildlife Habitat Certification

Matthews, North Carolina recently celebrated becoming the nation’s 64th NWF Community Wildlife Habitat with “A Day of Play” at Squirrel Lake Park. Despite the cold, drizzly weather, spirits were high …

Pima County Commissioner Sharon Bronson, team leader Vivian Sartori and Roxanne Paul; Jewel Clearwater photo, International Sonorand Desert Alliance

Ajo, Arizona Celebrates Community Wildlife Habitat Certification

The former copper mining town of Ajo, Arizona took a big step towards helping local wildlife when they registered their Community Wildlife Habitat® project with the National Wildlife Federation four years ago. After …

Haycock Township, PA Becomes a Certified Community Wildlife Habitat

Congratulations to Haycock Township, Pennsylvania for becoming the 63rd Certified Community Wildlife Habitat in the nation and the third community in Pennsylvania to achieve this honor.  Haycock Township is a …

Bethlehem, PA Celebrates Community Wildlife Habitat Certification

Who would have thought that a city like Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, known in former years as a hub of industry (most notably, for Bethlehem Steel), would rally its citizens to preserve wildlife …

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