Halloween

Critters That Will Give You Costume Goals

Halloween is the one time of year when we can dress up and become someone or something else. During this supernatural time of year, many of us put a lot …

Trick or Treat: What do you know about bats?

Can you guess which bat fact is a trick (false) or treat (true)?   Since 1936, the National Wildlife Federation has worked to conserve the nation’s wildlife and wild places. …

Tricks of Symbolic Halloween Critters

Meet some of these tricky Halloween-themed critters who have a few natural ruses of their own: Frogs For thousands of years frogs have been associated with folklore, sorcery, and wizardry. …

Future Ghosts? Wildlife on the Brink of Extinction

Here are a few wildlife species we need to protect in the U.S. Red Wolf Status: Critically Endangered Threats: Hybridization with coyotes, vehicle and gunshot mortality from humans, and habitat loss …

A Wild Halloween Costume Guide

Squirrel in a pumpkin by Katherine Flickinger.

How to Recycle Halloween Pumpkins for Wildlife

Throw a Ranger Rick Halloween Party!

10 Reasons You Should Love Bats

Lets face it, bats get a pretty bad rep. Many times in the media they are portrayed as scary, blood sucking, rabid creatures. Only about 1% of bats are believed to carry the rabies virus. And quite a few species can be pretty darn cute!

A female Townsend's big-eared bat, Corynorhinus townsendii.

13 Halloween Wildlife Myths – Debunked!

While you were out appreciating costumes and nighttime wildlife you may have wondered: Can owls turn their heads all the way around? Was that a bat I saw? Is the …

Green roof Halloween costume

My Green Roof Halloween Costume

This year’s recycled Halloween costume was inspired by the green roof at PS41 in New York City – our hearts are with the teachers and students today!

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