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Simple Holiday Crafts to Make With Your Kids

11/18/2010 // By Michele Reyzer

Use pinecones, twigs, and other natural objects to create inexpensive gifts for friends and family

Mother Nature and nature’s mothers

5/7/2010 // By Amanda Cooke

NWF’s Be Out There campaign has great last-minute suggestions for fun family activities this Mother’s Day weekend.

National Wildlife Week: Wild Wednesday’s Green Mutants!

3/17/2010 // By Amanda Cooke

I personally haven’t had any Irish luck finding four-leaved mutants, have you? Have a wild, wonderful St. Patrick’s Day and National Wildlife Week!

Outdoor Ideas for the Holidays

8 Easy Ways to Create Your Own Outdoor Holiday Tradition

12/17/2009 // By Anne Cissel

Let’s face it: It might feel a bit claustrophobic in the house at this time of year—with the kids underfoot, relatives hovering over you, and the strain of cooking, cleaning, shopping, and buying presents. Plus—who couldn’t use a brisk walk after eating …

NWF Partners with the Marine Corps Toys for Tots Foundation

11/30/2009 // By Kristin Johnson

The National Wildlife Federation is proud to partner with the U.S. Marine Toys for Tots Foundation to help provide needy children with new, unwrapped toys this holiday season. And you can help. By symbolically adopting an animal through NWF's Adoption …

Outdoor Kids: Family Traditions

11/19/2009 // By Rebecca P. Cohen

Two years ago, I started a family tradition of doing something outside with everyone together for the holidays. Each year, I propose a different activity, and we create memories together: grandparents, aunts, uncles, and grandkids. In 2007, ten of us …

Valentine’s Day: Weird Wildlife Mating Rituals

2/13/2009 // By David Mizejewski

While they might not be giving roses and writing love poems, wildlife have some pretty fascinating–and sometimes downright bizarre–courtship and mating rituals of their own.You won’t find singles bars or online dating sites for our furry and feathered friends but …

The Real Reasons for Groundhog Day

2/2/2009 // By Danielle Brigida

Punxsutawney Phil, America’s most famous weather forecaster, will have love, not weather, on his mind when he emerges from his hole on February 2. Researchers tracked 32 groundhogs for more than four years and concluded that the real reason for …

5 Things You Should Know About the Wild Turkey

11/26/2008 // By Danielle Brigida

True Americans The wild turkey is a true American species that is native only to the United States, Canada and Mexico. There are five subspecies found across North America. They were almost wiped out in the U.S. due to do …

Turn the Holidays Green: Earth Friendly Gifts and Tips

12/10/2007 // By David Mizejewski

To follow-up on last week’s “Green Spotlight on the Holidays, here are some additional green gift ideas you may be interested in. Everyday the headlines reflect a change in the way Americans relate to the environment and the way they …

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