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Weekly News Roundup- October 25, 2013

What’s happening at National Wildlife Federation this week? We ain’t lion! Check out these awesome mountain lion facts. Native fall foliage. Native Shrubs for Fall Color and Wildlife Benefits. Eco-schools …

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Cloud Forest, Rain Forest: A NYC Eco-School Goes to Ecuador

Guest post by Margaret Palmer This past spring, my high school (Stuyvesant High School), an NWF Eco-School in New York City, gave me and twenty-four other students involved in our Eco-Club the incredible …

A young photographer takes pictures of an insect in a tree. Photo by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Anne Girton.

Weekly News Roundup- Oct. 18, 2013

What’s happening at National Wildlife Federation this week? Worried Walruses. Dwindling Arctic Sea Ice Forces 10,000 Walruses Ashore. WANTED: Farm Bill.  Having Lost Thousands of Cattle to the Blizzard, Northern …

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Book Review: Eco Boys And Girls by Maria Snyder

The greatest challenge in providing education for young children is how to have an artful balance of informative lessons and entertaining pictures and stories that capture a child’s mind and …

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Eco Boys And Girls Inspire Kids to Live and Play Sustainably

For Earth Day in 2010, Maria Snyder debuted her characters, the Eco Boys And Girls, at the Liberty Science Center. Snyder, an activist, artist and model, developed Ernie Earth, Lulu Love, Patsy Peace, Ray …

A Great Year for NYC Eco-Schools!

It’s been a remarkable first year for NYC Eco-Schools. Aside from being the largest and most diverse public school system in the U.S. – New York City is also the urban area …

Bees, Birds and Butterflies: NYC Eco-School PS6 Hosts Gardening Workshop

In early June, over two dozen teachers, parent gardeners, and several students attended a free NYC Eco-Schools workshop “How to Create Wildlife-Friendly Schoolyard Habitats,” led by Eliza Russell, Director of …

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A Fight for Real Food – Food Revolution Day

The second annual Food Revolution Day on May 17 is fast approaching but there are still plenty of ways to get involved! Learning how to cook is one of the …

Weekly News Roundup- May 10, 2013

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 Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: NWF: Inexcusable for EPA Nominee to be Denied Fair …

1-2-3-4, Who’re We Gonna Cheer For? Eco-Schools!

“Way to go Cougars!” a student at Copper Mesa Elementary in Highlands Ranch exclaimed as the gym full of students cheered. The occasion was a kind of pep assembly at …

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