Tiger lily and tiger swallowtail in California

9 Wildflowers Pretty Enough to Sing About

Walking down a nearby trail this weekend, I passed a patch of golden buttercups. A few minutes later I found myself singing “Build Me Up, Buttercup” as I bobbed down …

Lesser long-nosed bat, cardon cactus, MERLIN TUTTLE (1)

Not Just the Birds and Bees – 6 Fast Facts About Pollinating Bats

By Micaela Jemison The birds and the bees may rule the daytime, but as soon as the sun sets, it is the bats that get to work pollinating.  Worldwide, over 500 …

By shooting close to the ground, photographer Rolf Nussbaumer  Western Diamondback Rattlesnake image is larger than life!

5 Last-Minute Steps to Enter the National Wildlife Photo Contest This Weekend

If you hadn’t heard, the deadline was extended for the National Wildlife Photo Contest. Hopefully this will give many of you the time you need to complete your entries and …

David examines the bees from his hive

Beekeeping Offers a Connection with Nature

NWF’s lead online developer shares memories of his beekeeping hobby.

40 flowers from my neighborhood

40 Flowers From My Neighborhood


Inauguration Cherry Blossoms: A Harbinger of Climate Impacts to Come

Wildflowers in Glacier National Park, Montana

Photo of the Day: Wildflowers in Glacier National Park


How to Make a May Day Basket

Kids can celebrate May 1 by leaving a flowery surprise for neighbors, teachers, and friends.

National Wildlife Week: Friday Frogs And Flowers

Spring officially starts this Saturday, March 20—mark the occasion by continuing to celebrate the 73rd annual National Wildlife Week! Because it’s Friday, and I’m big on alliteration, let’s take a closer look at flatlining frogs and fantastic flowers.

50+ Nature Words Taken Out Of Dictionary

Picture this: A father and son are walking home from school. The boy bends down to blow on a dandelion. A classic image of childhood, wouldn’t you say? Once home, …

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