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First place winner, Backyard Habitats, 2012 National Wildlife Photo Contest. Photo by Alandra Palisser.

National Wildlife Photo Contest Category Spotlight: Backyard Habitats

6/24/2013 // By Rachel Stemen

You don’t have to go on safari or travel to some exotic locale to get wonderful nature photos. The Backyard Habitat category of our National Wildlife Photo Contest celebrates the wild creatures, native plants and natural settings found closer to […] Read more >

American woodcock

Photo of the Day: “Timberdoodle”

6/19/2013 // By Rachel Stemen

American woodcock parent and chick Photo by Mark Preston Did You Know? The American woodcock is also called the “timberdoodle” in some areas! NWF staffer, Carla Brown, shares interesting facts about the species as well as her story and video […] Read more >

great white shark, national wildlife photo contest

Seven National Wildlife Photo Contest Shark Pictures

6/18/2013 // By Roger Di Silvestro

Although as an editor for National Wildlife magazine I’m accustomed to seeing some of the world’s best nature photography, I never cease to be amazed by the quality of work that participants enter in the annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. […] Read more >

Gray fox yawning

Photo of the Day: Sleepy Gray Fox

6/17/2013 // By Rachel Stemen

This Photo of the Day was donated by a participant in the annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. See more photos or sign up for the 43rd Annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. Read more >

Photographer on Lake Maurepas, Louisiana

Celebrate National Nature Photography Day on June 15th!

6/13/2013 // By Rachel Stemen

National Nature Photography Day is coming up on June 15th. This day, dedicated to celebrating nature photography and its role in aiding conservation efforts is near and dear to our hearts here at National Wildlife Federation. And celebrating it is […] Read more >

Damselfly in the rain

Photo of the Day: Rainy Day Damselfly

6/7/2013 // By Rachel Stemen

This Photo of the Day was donated by a participant in the annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. See more photos or sign up for the 43rd Annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. Read more >

Long-tailed weasels peeking out of burrow

Photo of the Day: Long-tailed Weasel Peek-a-Boo

6/5/2013 // By Rachel Stemen

Two, young long-tailed weasels (Mustela frenata) peeking out of a burrow Photo by Donald Quintana If you enjoy photos of wildlife and nature, check out the 43rd Annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. Share and vote for your favorite entries or […] Read more >

Zebra herd

Photo of the Day: Keeping Pace

6/4/2013 // By Rachel Stemen

A zebra foal appears to be floating in mid-stride with all four legs lifted from the ground Photo by Daniel D’Auria, MD If you enjoy photos of wildlife and nature, check out the 43rd Annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. Share […] Read more >

Gray tree frog

Photo of the Day: Camouflaged Tree Frog

6/3/2013 // By Rachel Stemen

This Photo of the Day was donated by a participant in the annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. See more photos or sign up for the 43rd Annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. Read more >

Go for a swim.

9 Things Wildlife Think You Could Do Outdoors This Month

If there was ever a time to be encouraged to spend more time outdoors in nature, it’s during the month of June, which has been officially proclaimed as Great Outdoors Month! Since we know that simply figuring out what to […] Read more >