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Loggerhead sea turtle. Photo by Damien du Toit.

Phone Calls for Endangered Sea Turtles

2/25/2014 // By Jane Kirchner

Every year, when water temperatures warm, endangered loggerhead sea turtles visit Maryland’s coast and the Chesapeake Bay.  They often return to the same feeding area each year and in between nesting periods to eat a variety of prey including jellyfish, …

Loggerhead sea turtle hatchling, Outer Banks, North Carolina

Photo of the Day: Start of a Journey

5/9/2012 // By Rachel Faulkner

Your Photo Could Be Here Would you like one of your nature photos to be Photo of the Day? Submit images by sharing your photos with our Flickr group and tagging them with “PhotoOfTheDay-NWF12“. Help create a little daily inspiration …

Weekly News Roundup – September 16, 2011

9/16/2011 // By Aislinn Maestas

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s National Wildlife Federation news: Loggerhead Sea Turtles Need Protections Enforced September 16 – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced today …


Loggerhead Listing Decision Delayed

3/29/2011 // By Aislinn Maestas

Loggerhead sea turtles must wait a bit longer to find out whether or not they will receive stronger protections under the Endangered Species Act. More than a year after a proposal was filed to change the status of loggerheads from …

Protecting Loggerhead Sea Turtles for Generations to Come

9/8/2010 // By Miles Grant

It’s hard protecting animals, as I’ve tried once myself. In July 2002, on Cocoa Beach, Florida, a morning workout with my mom turned into being crossing guards for a line of newly hatched sea turtles. My mom and I simply …