monarch butterfly

Swamp milkweed and monarch butterfly by Victor Quintanilla

Monarch Butterflies in a Changing World

On a recent trip to California, I stopped by Natural Bridges State Beach, a lovely seaside protected area in Santa Cruz that’s best known for the monarch butterflies that overwinter there. …

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.

Six of the Sexiest “Vegetarians” in Your Backyard

Enjoy these plant-eating beauties found in backyards across the nation.

NWF Voices Testify in Support of EPA Carbon Pollution Limits

Today, over 20 National Wildlife Federation representatives from 13 states and numerous local supporters testified in Washington, DC, and Chicago, IL, in support of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed carbon …

Why are Native Plants so Important?

I am often asked why native plants are becoming so popular, and why we’re reading and hearing so much about them these days. I think it’s part of a larger “green movement” that we’re experiencing in our country today. People are becoming more aware and better educated about our environment through organizations like the National Wildlife Federation. There seems to be a sincere desire to live in such a way that our impact on the environment is lessened.

Vote for the “Face of Garden for Wildlife Month”

Here’s your chance to weigh in on this year’s face of Garden for Wildlife Month.

Monarch Butterflies: New Victims of Climate Change

Monarch butterflies are not often thought of as being on the immediate frontline of global warming’s impacts, but that perception may need to change this year.  A recent article in …

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 …

Making Your Own Way Station For The Amazing Monarch Butterfly

  |   May 13, 2011

It is Garden for Wildlife Month and one garden creature that will make a child or adult enthusiastic about nature is the Monarch butterfly.  Their exquisite orange and black markings …

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