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“Toto, I’m afraid we’re not in Kansas anymore.”

Unlike Dorothy and her little dog, Toto, in the classic film, The Wizard of Oz, most people and animals affected by tornadoes don’t usually fare as well.  These natural disasters …

Today is Kids to Parks Day!

Where I grew up, in the suburbs of New York City, we didn’t have easy access to what everyone thinks of as America’s iconic parks—getting to Yellowstone or Yosemite required …

Save Wildlife One Chapter at a Time

When I was a child growing up in the urban wilds of Los Angeles, my favorite place was a local park with a natural hillside trail that my sisters, brothers …

Ranger Rick's Summer Bucket List

Get Ranger Rick’s New Printable: The Ultimate Summer Bucket List with 30 Ideas for Outdoor Fun

Happy first day of summer! Hopefully you’re kicking it off with the Great American Backyard Campout tomorrow. If you need some more ideas for how to celebrate summer, we’ve got …

butterfly on flower by JF Bruzan

5 Fun Things to Do With Kids on Learn About…

Voters Across the Political Spectrum Agree: Kids Need to Get…

Close-up of yellow and red tulip

Captivated by a Landscape: Four Special or Ordinary Places to…

My Run in With a Mountain Lion

Working at NWF allows me to work on issues that affect our daily lives–like mercury and carbon pollution, but also issues that will shape future generations and their connection with …

Dressing for Success for Kids Means Getting Dirty

NWF’s new report, The Dirt on Dirt, brings back memories for me about the joy that being dirty provides kids. When my oldest son was 9 or 10 he went to his …

Big Week to Protect Kids from Mercury

Our kids need to spend more time outside experiencing nature, developing an appreciation for wildlife and the habitat that birds, fish, butterflies and everything else (including us) depend upon.  My …

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