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25+ Nature and Wildlife Mobile Apps

8/15/2011 // By Danielle Brigida

Do you have a smart phone and want to use it to explore nature? The saying, “there’s an app for that,” rings true in this case. I’ve tested out a number of smart phone applications, and I must say they […] Read more >

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A Pika Running Over my Foot, Misguided Frog Mating, and Other Lurid Tales from a Hike in Yosemite

7/23/2011 // By Beth Pratt-Bergstrom

“Bully!” as Teddy Roosevelt would have exclaimed, seems the most appropriate way to describe my perfect day hiking in Yosemite National Park last week. I wandered for an afternoon in the Gaylor Lakes basin (Tioga Country is my favorite place […] Read more >

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A Picture-Perfect Mother’s Day [Photo slideshow]

5/4/2011 // By Anne Cissel

Enjoy these animal mother and baby photographs, then enter your own wildlife pictures in the 41st annual National Wildlife Photo Contest! Read more >

Hop to It! Take Part in Save the Frogs Day on April 29

4/28/2011 // By Aislinn Maestas

It took me a long time to love frogs. Growing up in New Mexico, I have always been more of a reptiles fan, preferring the horned lizard to spiny frogs. It isn’t that I had anything against frogs, but I […] Read more >

Frog in Costa Rica by Lise U. Chase

National Frog Month: 6 Ways to Tell If You Are a Frog

4/1/2011 // By Roger Di Silvestro

  A concerned reader writes: “I hear that April is National Frog Month, so I would like to know, how do I tell whether I am a frog?  And if I am one, can I get some sort of government […] Read more >

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The Amazing Lives of Leaping Wildlife

3/16/2011 // By Kevin Coyle

Staying with the 2011 National Wildlife Week theme of “wildlife that move us,” we are looking today at wildlife that engage in jumping, leaping and hopping or otherwise use bursts of energy to propel themselves into the air.  Of the many ways that […] Read more >

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Sign of Spring: Wood Frog Chorus

2/28/2011 // By Kelly Senser

I DID A DOUBLE TAKE when I passed the pond outside my office window this morning: activity! Dozens of frogs were moving about the water in the Certified Wildlife Habitat® at NWF’s headquarters in Reston, Virginia. Handicapped by my nearsightedness, […] Read more >

Photo by Forrest Brem and Public Library of Science via Wikimedia Commons.

5 Mass Wildlife Deaths to Really be Worried About

1/11/2011 // By David Mizejewski

In the last week, we heard news report after news report of mass wildlife die-off events, making it seem like the Apocalypse was drawing near. Birds dropped out of the sky, dead fish covered miles of the surface of rivers […] Read more >

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Backyard Nature Photo of the Week: Pacific Tree Frog

10/12/2010 // By Hannah Schardt

Tree frog? What tree frog? Efren Adalem spotted and photographed this tiny, well-camouflaged Pacific tree frog (Pseudocris regilla) in his Watsonville, California, backyard. Read more >

National Wildlife Week: Friday Frogs And Flowers

3/19/2010 // By Amanda Cooke

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.
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