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Volunteers help rebuild a NYC Youth Camp that was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy.

Volunteers Get Dirty on Earth Day to Restore Hurricane-Damaged Youth Garden

4/23/2013 // By Christopher Parker

Earth Day 2013 at New York City’s Gateway National Recreation Area was a day for partnerships. Home Depot, National Park Service and NWF volunteers all converged at the Ecology Village garden this week to restore a site badly damaged by Hurricane […] Read more >

Lake Superior

Grab Your Camera: A Simple Way to Celebrate Earth Day

4/22/2013 // By Rachel Stemen

Here’s a simple, fun way to celebrate Earth Day… share the beauty of nature as seen through your camera lens. Whether it’s a cheetah in Africa, a beautiful hummingbird in your own backyard, a meadow covered in wildflowers or a […] Read more >

Kids watching sunset at a lake

5 Fun Ideas for Celebrating Earth Day with Your Kids

4/19/2013 // By Aislinn Maestas

Earth Day is almost here! Are you ready? If not, no worries. There is still plenty of time to plan a fun activity to celebrate Earth Day (April 22) with your kids. Here are a few of my favorites: Visit […] Read more >

UNH SEAC will celebrate the 20th annual Solarfest, a solar-powered music and arts festival this year. Photo credit Abigail Gronberg.

Earth Day Celebrations on Campus

4/15/2013 // By Sara Gassman

Students at colleges and universities across the nation and even across the world have been celebrating Earth Day yearly since its inception in 1970. Many colleges and universities host an array of events throughout “Earth Week” and even “Earth Month,” […] Read more >

Earth Day, Puglet Style

4/23/2012 // By Amanda Stone

We hope you were able to get outside and celebrate Earth Day in your own outdoor way! Now that you’re back at your desk and wondering how you can celebrate and protect the Earth every day, watch this informative video (a.k.a. […] Read more >

The Upside-Down, Post-Deepwater Horizon World

4/22/2011 // By Pat Lavin

Historically, environmental disasters have tended to prompt introspection, learning and some level of commitment to do a better job in the future. When an oil blowout blackened the waters near Santa Barbara in 1969, the nation galvanized in its support […] Read more >

Earth Day Volunteer Opportunities Abound. And Where Did Earth Day Come from Anyway?

4/20/2011 // By Patricia Tillmann

Wondering how to get involved for Earth Day and Earth Week? Or, wondering how Earth Day got its start? After volunteering with Duwamish Alive! this weekend to eradicate blackberries and restore the Brandon Street Natural Area, I began to wonder, just […] Read more >

Nickelodeon’s The Big Help is a pro-social campaign that aims to inspire a kid-led movement for positive change

National Wildlife Federation and Nickelodeon Team Up With St. Bernard Parish for the Big Help

4/12/2011 // By Susan Kaderka

For the students of St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana, planting a tree is more than just a good deed for planet Earth. For this community southeast of New Orleans, trees can mean the difference between surviving and not surviving a deadly […] Read more >

5 Ways to Unplug and Connect with Your Family for Earth Day

4/11/2011 // By Rebecca P. Cohen

Are you ready for Earth Day? Help your family embrace nature on April 22 by doing more than just hugging a tree with these activities from Rebecca P. Cohen’s new book, Fifteen Minutes Outside: 365 Ways to Get Out of […] Read more >

Marina Silva: Amazon Champion Inspires in Washington

4/27/2010 // By Miles Grant

The National Wildlife Federation’s international team hosted rainforest champion, Brazilian Senator, and presidential candidate Marina Silva for a press conference yesterday at our Washington, DC office. Brazilian journalists covering Marina Silva’s visit to the U.S. capitol learned her impressions of […] Read more >