migration

Monarch Butterfly by Bernadette Banville

Get Ready For Monarch Migration

If you spot monarch butterflies in your yard this month, there’s a good chance the eggs these insects are laying now will develop into the generation of adults that have …

Osprey photo by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Kim Taylor in Alexandrai, VA.

Is the Seahawk a Real Bird?

My hometown is Portland, Oregon. We do not have a professional football team. I’ve always cheered for the Seahawks, but it took me an embarrassingly long time to figure out …

No Till, Cover Crops and Wildlife: A Lively Combination

After harvest of winter wheat earlier this year, an interesting thing happened: my field, with the wheat residue remaining and cover crops growing, became migratory waterfowl Mecca. Why was this?  …

Monarchs by Dave Hawkins.

Where Are Migratory Monarchs This Fall?

Each fall at about this time, I try to spend a weekend at the Black Walnut Point Inn on Maryland’s Tilghman Island in the Chesapeake Bay. Located on the southern …

My kids playing on an iPad

Our Favorite Apps Where You Pretend to be Animals or Naturalists

Learn about wildilfe by BEING an animal or naturalist in these fun apps.

Osprey catching fish

Invite an Osprey into your Family

  I read to my kids each night, but this week, we read a book that really made a difference to us. Wild Wings by Gill Lewis The book is about …

5 Great Animal Migrations on YouTube

It’s fall in North America and many animals have begun their trek to seek warmer climates. In honor of wildlife’s big move, settle in for a little arm-chair wildlife watching …

Sea-Run Eastern Brook Trout Find Climate Champions at Red Brook

What does a successful on-the-ground climate adaptation initiative look like? Check out Red Brook, Massachusetts. NWF’s Northeast Regional Center is working with a broad coalition of partners to help sea …

The Biggest Event You’ve Never Heard Of: The World Series of Birding

It’s the biggest event you have never heard of.  Hundreds of people from all over the world gather each year in Cape May, New Jersey for a competitive birding event …

Too soon to determine changes in raptor migration patterns

It will be at least five years before reliable data indicates impacts from the Gulf oil disaster (if migration monitoring continues).

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