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American woodcock

Photo of the Day: “Timberdoodle”

6/19/2013 // By Rachel Faulkner

American woodcock parent and chick Photo by Mark Preston Did You Know? The American woodcock is also called the “timberdoodle” in some areas! NWF staffer, Carla Brown, shares interesting facts about the species as well as her story and video […] Read more >

Pygmy nuthatches

Wildlife Through a Lens: Focus on Birds

5/3/2013 // By Rachel Faulkner

Spring is a prime season for bird photography, and we want you to feel inspired to grab your camera and snap some photos! We asked Christine Haines, one of our Flickr group members and a long-time National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant, […] Read more >

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

Share Your Family’s Outdoor Photos

1/1/2010 // By Anne Cissel

From leaf-jumping to bird-watching to fort-building, the Green Hour group on the photo sharing site Flickr has it all! For more than a year, parents who believe in Be Out There’s mission to connect kids with nature have been sharing […] Read more >

10 Ways to Change the World Through Social Media

5/12/2009 // By Danielle Brigida

At National Wildlife Federation we are very serious about protecting wildlife for our children’s future. That’s why we are very active on social media sites, because we know that there are a number of ways these sites can protect wildlife […] Read more >

Upload Photos of Kids Outside!

1/28/2009 // By Anne Cissel

We are working to compile the world’s largest library of photos of kids playing outside! We’ve already got pictures of kids splashing in streams, running in playgrounds, dancing in the surf, climbing trees — from all over the world! The […] Read more >

5 Tips to Get Off The Couch — And Get Outside!

1/9/2009 // By Anne Cissel

The holidays are over. The prospect of three more months of winter seems, well, HORRIBLE. Everyday I seem to find more reasons to Tether myself to my couch Surf Twitter, Flickr and Facebook Catch up on my Netflix This is […] Read more >

“The Quiet Generation” No More

11/15/2007 // By Kristin Johnson

NWF Campus Field Director Lisa Madry just emailed around a great recap of Power Shift 2007 that I had to share… It was amazing to have the opportunity to experience the energy of 6,000 students converging at the University of […] Read more >