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A Truly Scary Halloween Story: Bats Are In Trouble

10/27/2011 // By Megan Blevins

Wildlife-Friendly DMV connects wildlife enthusiasts in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia to local wildlife and the National Wildlife Federation. I will share with you the wildlife and nature where I “roam,” and bring to life the stories of […] Read more >

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5 Spook-tacular Animals to Welcome to Your Garden this Halloween

10/26/2011 // By NWF

Each year at Halloween, popular decorations and public perceptions can give some animals a reputation for being menacing or malignant. But some of these creepy critters, like spiders, owls and bats, can be especially beneficial to your backyard habitat. Owls […] Read more >

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My Double Rainbow Halloween Costume

10/29/2010 // By Carla Brown

A few days ago I blogged about my recycled Halloween costumes from past years. And at the end, I said I would reveal my 2010 costume after the National Wildlife Federation’s Halloween party. Well, here it is! *drum roll* A […] Read more >

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Now that’s scary! White-nose syndrome decimating US bat populations

10/28/2010 // By Helen Chmura

It’s almost Halloween and there is no better time to spotlight an animal in need of our attention: bats! Bat populations across the northeastern United States are being destroyed by a deadly new fungal disease known as white-nose syndrome. As […] Read more >

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My Green Halloween Costumes

10/26/2010 // By Carla Brown

Every year at National Wildlife Federation’s Headquarters office, we hold a Halloween party with prizes for costumes. I like making costumes from recycled materials because of the intellectual challenge and inexpensive supplies. A few years ago, they even made a […] Read more >

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Outdoor Games to Play on Halloween

9/29/2010 // By Guest Author

Trick-or-treating gives families a great reason to venture out after sunset Read more >

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3 Fascinating Facts About Animals At Night

9/29/2010 // By Guest Author

Impress your kids by sharing some “nighttime nature” knowledge this Halloween. Read more >

5 Scary Wildlife Videos You Should Watch

11/3/2008 // By Danielle Brigida

Even though Halloween is over, it’s always a good time scare yourself and learn about fascinating species.  I figured I could tell you guys about some of the most fascinating animals to me that also haunt my dreams. I picked […] Read more >

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