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#Squirrels4good and Your Nature Favorites

5/8/2012 // By Danielle Brigida

We all have them: certain wildlife visitors that bring us joy and excitement when we happen to see them. I think it’s important to celebrate not only the animals that inspire awe like the polar bear, but also the everyday animals […] Read more >

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“Let’s Go for a Walk” and Other Loving Invitations

3/22/2012 // By Kelly Senser

I LOVE YOU isn’t always expressed in those exact words, but the message is just as sweet to my ears. When my 11-year-old daughter says “Let’s go for a walk, Mom,” I pause, smile and promptly put on my sneakers. […] Read more >

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6 Gifts Birds are “Tweeting” about this Holiday Season

11/26/2011 // By Anne Senft

Attract more birds to your backyard this holiday season by providing them the things they need most. Read more >

Let Nature Calm Your Economic Fears

8/7/2011 // By Anne Senft

Five tips for destressing through nature during unsettling economic times. Read more >

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Climate Capsule: Sowing Seeds for Cleaner, Smarter Technologies

6/1/2011 // By Amanda Stone

Happy June Capsule readers! Things are heating up here in DC, and for once I really do mean the heat.  Yesterday’s 94 degrees tied the record 1991 high at Dulles and the rest of the week isn’t looking any different. […] Read more >

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Taking the “Gardening for Wildlife” Plunge Out West

5/12/2011 // By Sue Brown

After two years of having the best weed garden in my neighborhood, I have set out to reclaim our vegetable garden. Apparently previous residents in our home had not only had green thumbs, but green fingers and hands — as […] Read more >

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My Messy Garden: Part 2 – Going to the Nursery

5/9/2011 // By Anne Senft

The search for native plants proves challenging. Read more >

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Help! My Garden is a Mess!

5/2/2011 // By Anne Senft

Inspired by Garden for Wildlife Month, we’re committed to whipping our garden into shape. Read more >

Wildlife Gardening for Beginners: Five Simple Steps

5/1/2011 // By Kevin Coyle

The National Wildlife Federation is celebrating Garden for Wildlife Month this May. People might assume they have to be a wildlife gardening expert to get involved.  The reality is that even gardening novices can get involved, and, in so doing, […] Read more >

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How Nature Can Help You Fight the Winter Doldrums

1/28/2010 // By NWF

Getting cabin fever from spending too much time indoors lately? Don’t despair. Research shows that regular contact with nature boosts physical and mental health as well as productivity and with a little imagination, even people who are stuck inside can […] Read more >