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This Week in NWF History: Going Nuts for Educational Film Partnerships

1/18/2016 // By NWF

Since 1936, the National Wildlife Federation has worked to conserve the nation’s wildlife and wild places. As part of our 80th anniversary celebration, we are recognizing important moments in our history that continue to make an impact today. The National Wildlife Federation …

A bison surveys the herd from a ridge in Yellowstone's Hayden Valley.

Weekly News Roundup: 2015 is the Year for Wildlife and more

1/23/2015 // By Linda Argueta

In the 2015 State of the Union Address, President Obama issued his strongest call for climate action yet. Openly supporting top climate scientists, the President reiterated his commitment to combat climate change. This is a pivotal moment for wildlife! With …

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10 Nutty Facts to Make You Appreciate Squirrels

1/21/2015 // By Dani Tinker

Why exactly is National Squirrel Appreciation Day (January 21) so popular? Maybe it’s because squirrels are adorable, and extremely fun to watch. Maybe it’s the many hats they wear (not real hats — please don’t put hats on squirrels). What I mean is, they …

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Squirrel vs. Bird Feeder: Think Like a Kid

1/21/2014 // By Carla Brown

Playing the free Squirrel vs. Bird Feeder app can teach you a lot about yourself – and the kids in your life.

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Nutty Ways to Celebrate Squirrel Appreciation Day This Year

1/16/2014 // By Danielle Brigida

SQUIRRELS! Whether you love them or loathe them, National Squirrel Appreciation Day, January 21st,  is a great time to take a few moments and learn about these nutty animals. If you count flying squirrels we have 10 tree species  in North America. We …

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National Squirrel Appreciation Day: Robo-rodents, Plus a Squirrel-Food Recipe

1/17/2013 // By Roger Di Silvestro

Although January 21st has been recognized as National Squirrel Appreciation Day since 2001, researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technologyhave carried squirrel appreciation way beyond a puny period of 24 hours. If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, squirrels …

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Finally, a Squirrel Gets Its Own Baseball Card. Plus: Top 7 Rodents in Baseball History

2/2/2012 // By Max Greenberg

The new 2012 Topps Series 1 baseball card set features a single highlight from the St. Louis Cardinals’ incredible run to the World Series. It’s the only thing about the Cards’ season that was stranger than Kyle Lohse becoming a …

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Squirrel Appreciation Day: 5 Ways to Go Nuts

1/20/2012 // By Danielle Brigida

January 21st is Squirrel Appreciation Day (#squirrelday) and this year, in honor of our tree-inclined friends I thought we could swap squirrel stories and memories.  I’ve been thinking a lot about how wildlife impact our daily life, and very few …

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7 Ways to Celebrate National Squirrel Appreciation Day

1/18/2011 // By Guest Author

On Jan. 21, take a minute to honor the mammal kids see most often in the wild

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