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This squirrel enjoys Oak Crest's Certified Wildlife Habitat

Retirees Go Green in Maryland Community

12/13/2011 // By Kim Martinez

In the summer of 2011, resident George Walter submitted an application to the National Wildlife Federation to designate his retirement community, Oak Crest, as a Certified Wildlife Habitat®. Oak Crest is the largest retirement community in Baltimore, Maryland with over 2,100 residents and sits […] Read more >

Mayors John Woods of Davidson and Jeff Tarte of Cornelius accept the Community Wildlife Habitat certificates [on J. Deschaies/Treasured Events of Charlotte]

Lake Norman, NC Celebrates Certification as a Community Wildlife Habitat

11/14/2011 // By Roxanne Paul

On Saturday, October 22nd, the Lake Norman Wildlife Conservationists, a chapter of the North Carolina Wildlife Federation, celebrated becoming the nation’s 55th Certified Community Wildlife Habitat and the third community in North Carolina to receive this honor. The Lake Norman […] Read more >

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Never Too Young to Make a Difference

8/19/2011 // By Kim Martinez

  Annapolis Recreation and Parks and National Wildlife Federation’s Chesapeake Mid-Atlantic Regional Centercollaborated on a restoration project at Truxtun Park on Aug. 16, spreading woodchips along two heavily used trails, cleaning up trash along the water trail, and placing grass […] Read more >

Changing the World One Backyard at a Time

8/11/2011 // By Curtis Fisher

Dave Wasmuth, Sabina Ernst, Anne Stires, Jose German and many National Wildlife Federation volunteers in Montclair, New Jersey are true wildlife rock stars. Over the course of six years, these wildlife rock stars–and yes, volunteers–got more than 180 Montclair homes (30 […] Read more >

Takoma Park Community Habitat Ceremony

Takoma Park Becomes Maryland’s First Certified Community Wildlife Habitat

5/31/2011 // By Roxanne Paul

On May 22, 2011, I had the pleasure of attending Takoma Park, Maryland’s celebration of their certification as Maryland’s first Certified Community Wildlife Habitat™. The celebration took place at Spring Park, a lovely park that has been restored with native […] Read more >

Community Wildlife Habitat Program Surges Past 50

5/26/2011 // By Aislinn Maestas

As we near the end of Garden for Wildlife month, I want to shine a spotlight on the neighborhoods, towns, cities and counties around the country that are providing habitat for wildlife as part of National Wildlife Federation’s Community Wildlife […] Read more >

Monarch butterfly

What Does it Take to Become a Certified Community Wildlife Habitat Like Takoma Park, Maryland?

3/18/2011 // By Kim Martinez

“A Community Wildlife Habitat is a community that provides habitat for wildlife throughout the community–in individual backyards, on school grounds and in public areas such as parks, community gardens, places of worship and businesses.” National Wildlife Federation It Takes Commitment […] Read more >

Jaime, Jean (Craig's wife), Ben and Dan (Craig's sons)

Remembering Craig: A Happy Sad Day

12/7/2010 // By Jaime Matyas

Last Monday we dedicated the pond and habitat at the National Wildlife Federation’s Virginia headquarters to our beloved and former Chief Naturalist, Craig Tufts, who lost his battle with brain cancer just over a year ago. As we shared stories […] Read more >

NWF Community Habitat Program: Whole Communities For Wildlife!

10/2/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

The National Wildlife Federation’s Community Habitat Program now has 80 communities either certified or in the process and they range in size from small towns of a few thousand to larger communities of close to million residents. Colchester Connecticut, a […] Read more >

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