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Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (right) signs a bill proposed by Jacob Robinson, 8, (left) on Tuesday. Photo Courtesy of the Governors Press Office

8-Year-Old Shows Power of Speaking Up for Nature

As the Maryland General Assembly wrapped this week there was a bill signing that was important for us conservationists because it addressed an important issue – Invasive Plant Species. For …

No Child Left Inside- Be Out There!

No Child Left Inside How often do kids spend time outdoors in unstructured play? Not too often nowadays. If you think your kids are getting that outdoor time at school, …

10 Ways NWF Has Helped Your Children

This year, NWF celebrates the 75th anniversary of its founding as a coalition of conservation groups seeking to make the nation safer for wildlife and wild places. NWF focused early …

Adventure in a Park: Prepping for the “Hike and Seek” Event

It’s early Saturday morning, with large iced coffees in hand, National Wildlife Federation’s Jaime Matyas and I are packing snacks (goldfish yum!) and our children into the car.  MacKenzie (7 …

Back to School? Back Outside!

‘Back to School:Back Outside!’ Report Documents How Outdoor Time Boosts Academic Performance

Helping Wildlife With Grace

As the bleak news continues to flow from the oil spill disaster in the Gulf, there is one thing that is keeping spirits a little bit lighter: the amazing outpouring …

One NWFer’s Vintage Great American Backyard Campout

  |   June 3, 2010

Karoline Hurd is NWF’s Senior Events Manager. She’ll be camping on June 26 at our headquarters’ Great American Backyard Campout event in a Virginia park.

Mother Nature and nature’s mothers

NWF’s Be Out There campaign has great last-minute suggestions for fun family activities this Mother’s Day weekend.

Off and Running! NWF Helps Launch National Physical Activity Plan

  |   May 4, 2010

This week, NWF joined a coalition of experts to release the first National Physical Activity Plan, a spankin’ new initiative that aims to beef up our nation’s health.

How to Celebrate the 40th Earth Day, Family-Style

Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day, family-style.

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