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An osprey seen flying over the Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge, followed by a black tern. Photo Credit: Ken Sturm, USFWS

Exploring the Missisquoi River – What’s at Stake from a Tar Sands Spill in Vermont?

On a lazy August afternoon in the Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge, the wide river flows under gently bobbing white and yellow water lilies, around easily missed turtles basking on rocks, …

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The Best Wildlife and Nature Photos from NWF Staff in 2013

We’ve done a little looking back at 2013 already—see this piece about our 2013 accomplishments, and this one about the most popular Facebook photos of the year—but we also wanted …

A pair of baby moose calves. Photo by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant . Gary Lackie.

What We’re Grateful for this Thanksgiving: You!

Across the country, National Wildlife Federation is working with our members, partners and affiliates to protect wildlife and their habitat. And everywhere we look, we see the impact you’ve had …

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7 Wildlife Photo Tips to Never Forget

This guest post by Jim Goldstein is sponsored by BorrowLenses.com. I’ve always felt great wildlife photography mapped well to the Chinese proverb “the journey is the reward.” While I obviously enjoy …

Great blue heron feeding chick

Photo of the Day: Great Blue Heron with a Great…

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Photo of the Day: Friends in High Places

Great blue heron with fish, Anclote Pier, Florida

Photo of the Day: Great Blue Heron

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Watch Live: Great Blue Heron Nest with Newly Hatched Chicks

If you are one of the thousands of people who have tuned in to watch the eagle cam this year, we have exciting news: The Cornell Lab of Ornithology has a …

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Great Blue Heron Visits NWF

Today, staff at National Wildlife Federation’s headquarters were treated to a visit by a great blue heron, the largest heron in North America. The bird can be found as far north …

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