kids and nature

Camden student shares horseshoe crab

Get Outside on Delaware River Waterways this Fall

Yet, the sad fact remains that many of the 15 million people who rely on the Delaware River for clean drinking water don’t have the chance to experience wildlife and wild …

Photo from Eisenhower High School USD #265

An Education Milestone Worth Celebrating!

Schools like those in Texas who are part of our Monarch Heroes Program, and the 6,288 schools who have created and certified a Schoolyard Habitat® with the National Wildlife Federation are prime …

Photo by Lemonjenny, Flickr Creative Commons

Camping Games for Kids

Get kids excited about camping and create long-lasting memories with these activities and games. Make a Nature Bracelet Pick up treasures as you explore the outdoors to create a chic …

Clark Fork School Schoolyard Habitat provides hands-on learning. Photo courtesy of Clark Fork School

Learning is Natural in Montana Eco-Schools

“I know this tree!” exclaims an excited first-grader, grasping a ponderosa pine seedling. She’s holding one of 150 seedlings distributed to students ranging from kindergarten through eighth grade at DeSmet …

Learning to Cast
photo Michael O'Leary

Raising Salmon in the Classroom

Teachers at PS 110 measure energy consumption in appliances. Photo by NWF.

Energy Conservation in Action

Photo by Brooklyn New School

Celebrating Schools for National Wildlife Week: Wildlife in the City

Photo by Leigh Wyman

Celebrating Schools for National Wildlife Week: Kids 4 LA Cougars

This week Eco-Schools USA is proud to celebrate 78 years of National Wildlife Week with the theme “Members Matter: Working Together for Wildlife.” We want to celebrate and recognize the …

Taking a moment to marvel at a garden slug.  Photo by Carolyn Millard

Planting a Park Within a “Park”

There are no parks in McElderry Park in Baltimore, but the National Wildlife Federation and their partners are hoping to change that. For the past three years, NWF has been …

Judith Kohler

Colorado Eco-School Among the Nation’s Most Eco-Friendly

Heritage Elementary School in Highlands Ranch, Colo., which uses an on-site garden, recycling and water conservation to teach students about sustainability, is one of the country’s top 10 Eco-Schools. The …

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