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Zen Grizzly Bear fishing for Salmon in Alaska by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Cesar Aristeiguieta

Our Most Popular Facebook Photos of 2013

12/26/2013 // By Dani Tinker

It’s no secret that photos are a critical part of communicating the beauty and importance of nature, and this pertains to National Wildlife Federation’s Facebook page as well. Within seconds, a photo can catch someone’s attention and evoke strong emotions. […] Read more >

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Facebook Employees Rally Around Foxes—And Earn a Certified Wildlife Habitat!

6/18/2013 // By Beth Pratt

When strolling through the Menlo Park headquarters of the technological giant Facebook, one might expect to encounter packs of software engineers or herds of hackers, but a skulk of gray foxes? Perhaps sensing the “friendly” nature of Facebook’s business, a […] Read more >

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Happy 40th Anniversary Clean Water Act!

10/15/2012 // By Robyn Fischer

This Thursday, we celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Clean Water Act. This landmark act has ensured, and will continue to ensure, that America’s waters are fishable, swimmable, and drinkable. Since its inception, the Clean Water Act has logged numerous successes: […] Read more >

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What a Squirrel Wants – #Squirrels4Good

4/26/2012 // By Danielle Brigida

What do squirrels want? What do squirrels need? When you get right down to it, squirrels are a lot like us, just trying to survive in these urban and suburban jungles. And they do a great job. Craig Newmark of […] Read more >

Speak Up for Cranes on Facebook Today

1/17/2012 // By Robyn Carmichael

You’ve emailed. You’ve called. You’ve written Letters to the Editor to your local papers. You’ve turned out for hearings and rallies.  Now, your voice is needed again to protect wildlife from the dirty and dangerous Keystone XL tar sands oil […] Read more >

Tree frog in South Africa by Charl Roux

Snap and Share! Celebrate Nature Photography Day With NWF

6/15/2011 // By Rachel Stemen

Wednesday, June 15th is Nature Photography Day – a day to explore nature through a camera lens and celebrate photos that inspire us to conserve wildlife and wild places. I have always loved nature photos, and only recently got into […] Read more >

Bald eagle by Andrew Nicholson.

Share the Facts: Wildlife Impacts of Proposed Federal Budget Cuts

4/7/2011 // By Robyn Carmichael

Right now, our nation’s most important conservation laws — including the Endangered Species Act, Clean Water Act, and Clean Air Act — are under attack in the federal budget bill (also known as the Continuing Resolution) that Congress is expected […] Read more >

Mother Nature and Me: Feeling Thankful

11/28/2010 // By Kelly Senser

At the beginning of November, my friend Debi of Go Explore Nature posted this update on her Facebook page: “I’m thankful for nature’s many splendors all year long, but the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday encourages a little more thoughtfulness. This month, […] Read more >

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BOO-tiful Backyard Visitor: Spider

10/22/2010 // By Kelly Senser

Each week our Certified Wildlife Habitat community on Facebook celebrates “Wildlife Wednesday” by posting an image of a garden visitor. Because the latest photo received such an enthusiastic response, I wanted to share it with a wider audience. Perhaps tonight […] Read more >

6 Ways to Use Technology to Help Wildlife Impacted by the Gulf Oil Spill

5/11/2010 // By Danielle Brigida

The National Wildlife Federation is working hard to help wildlife impacted by the BP Oil Spill–recruiting volunteers, coordinating restoration efforts, educating the public, and advocating for clean energy policies. We need your help!   We are looking for dedicated online […] Read more >