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Shirley Temple Promoting National Wildlife Poster Stamps

Remembering Shirley Temple Black, NWF Spokesperson and Board Member

2/11/2014 // By NWF

We learned today of the passing of former child star Shirley Temple Black, who died of natural causes Monday night at the age of 85. Among her many accomplishments—from being the curly-headed darling of Hollywood to her years as a foreign diplomat—we knew her as one of National Wildlife Federation’s first celebrity spokespeople. Read more >

George H. Harrison

Habitat Chat with George H. Harrison

1/5/2011 // By Kelly Senser

GEORGE H. HARRISON knew he was on to something. While serving as managing editor of National Wildlife in 1972, he heard about two U.S. Forest Service researchers in Massachusetts who were studying ways to convert suburban yards into mini-habitats for […] Read more >

Ruby-throated hummingbird

Magazine Readers Report Hummingbird Sightings

12/15/2010 // By Kelly Senser

After Pat Neuhaus read in the December/January issue of National Wildlife that out-of-range-and-season sightings of hummingbirds are becoming increasingly common, he put out his sugar-water feeders. The next day, a hummingbird arrived in his South Carolina yard. “I hope to […] Read more >

Nature Calms The Mind, Brain Scans Prove

9/17/2010 // By Anne Cissel

I know how much calmer I feel when I’m surrounded by the natural world, but now there is really good science to explain why. New research published in the journal NeuroImage used brain scanning to monitor neural activity in people […] Read more >

Dirty Politics for Dirty Fuels

8/8/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

(as published in National Wildlife Federation’s National Wildlife, Aug/Sept. 2009) Many of you wrote letters and placed phone calls to your members of Congress in support of the American Clean Energy and Security Act to protect wildlife from global warming, […] Read more >

Preventing More Climate Impacts in the United States

7/29/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

(As published in National Wildlife magazine, Aug/Sept. 2009) Long recorded in numerous science journals that are accessible only to a few, the fast-emerging impacts of climate change in the United States are now clear. Physical evidence is now overwhelming and […] Read more >

Amazing Wildlife Photos and the True Stories Behind Them

7/9/2009 // By Carla Brown

Since 1970, National Wildlife® magazine’s annual Photo Contest has attracted wildlife and nature enthusiasts from around the world to share their work and compete with other amateur and professional photographers. We can’t say enough about the unbelievably inspiring and beautiful […] Read more >

Wildlife Watch for Bald Eagles this Winter

12/31/2008 // By Jessica Jones

Winter can seem like a difficult time to watch for wildlife. Trees have dropped their leaves, a good number of birds have migrated south and many mammals have gone into hibernation. However, a good naturalist knows that as the seasons […] Read more >

Eight Classic Camping Recipes Every Cook Should Know

10/6/2008 // By Danielle Brigida

I ran across these great recipes that were first published in the pages of National Wildlife magazine in Apr/May of 1965. These eight recipes for fish, steak eggs, bacon, potatoes, bread and coffee remain surefire staples in the camper’s meal […] Read more >