National Wildlife Week

Herding bison bound for release at Fort Peck, MT

Weekly News Roundup – March 23, 2012

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: Tribes Welcome Home Yellowstone Bison March 21 – After …

Of Puppies and Polar Bears

As we continue to celebrate National Wildlife Week it was also brought to my attention that today is National Puppy Day. For some of us, our love for wildlife is …

GUEST POST: An Amphibian Filled Field Trip

Liam McGranaghan teaches Environmental Science at Loudoun Valley High School in Purcellville, Virginia. He also teaches natural history field study classes on Birds of Prey and Reptiles/Amphibians for Audubon Naturalist Society …

Skipper on coneflower

“Let’s Go for a Walk” and Other Loving Invitations

I LOVE YOU isn’t always expressed in those exact words, but the message is just as sweet to my ears. When my 11-year-old daughter says “Let’s go for a walk, …

Eastern Hercules Beetle

Awesome Wildlife Record Breakers

Here are some of the many extraordinary facts about wildlife, as a reminder of how deep and rich the natural world really is. Extra-Large Wildlife Blue whales reach lengths of …

A Nine-banded armadillo. Photo courtesy USFWS.

Falling in Love With the Nine-Banded Armadillo

Margaret Redman is a Graduate Fellow conducting research on Schoolyard Habitats and outdoor classrooms for the Education Department of National Wildlife Federation. She is currently pursuing a Masters Degree in …

Antarctic Fur Seal Pups

15 Adorable Wildlife Puppies for National Puppy Day

Ask anyone who knows me, and they’ll tell you that two of my favorite things are: 1) wildlife and 2) puppies. When I’m not at work helping protect the first, …

National Wildlife Week - Wolf

What National Wildlife Week Means To Me

The endangered gray wolf was the poster child of the 1974 National Wildlife Week, whose theme was “We Care About Endangered Wildlife.” It’s also the reason that I came to …

Wildlife Week: Is There Still Hope for Sharks?

Andy Dehart is the Director of Fishes and Aquatic Invertebrates at the National Aquarium in Baltimore. An advisor to the Discovery Channel’s annual Shark Week, Dehart has been studying and …

Tubeworms -  Photo: NSF

Adaptations To The Max — Wildlife At The Extremes of Altitude, Cold, Heat and Depth

We have learned many things over the years about how animals adapt to their surroundings. These range from the long snout of an anteater, the double eyelid of a water …

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