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COOL CROSSINGS: Vote for Your Favorite Wildlife Crossing

9/9/2015 // By Jane Kirchner

We have 3.9 million miles of public roads crisscrossing the country, with many running right through prime wildlife habitat. Sadly, millions of birds, reptiles, mammals and amphibians are killed by vehicles. Thankfully, in some places, wildlife experts are helping all …

American toads use the leaf litter to hide and hibernate.

6 Excuses to Avoid Yard Work This Fall

11/21/2013 // By Dani Tinker

They grow. They turn brilliant colors. They capture our hearts. Then they make a mess.¬†Leaves can be a hassle, but put the rake down for a moment. It turns out, leaving the leaves in your yard is beneficial to both …


A Quest to See the Largest Terrestrial Salamander in the World

10/3/2013 // By Beth Pratt-Bergstrom

A note from Beth:¬† California Conservation Corp crew members and their leader John Griffith have embraced NWF’s Certified Wildlife Habitat program and certified their Ukiah campus, with plans of doing more sites across California. I recently visited with the crew …

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Wildlife Gardening on Today Show

4/28/2012 // By David Mizejewski

Garden for Wildlife Month kicks off on May 1st so I themed my most recent appearance on the Today Show around “backyard wildlife,” native plants, and simple tips on how to make your garden a place for the local critters …

(Second) Smallest salamander in U.S. discovered

7/8/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

A new and tiny species of amphibian has been discovered in Georgia. reports: The newly discovered salamander, which is the second-smallest salamander species in the U.S. and one of the smallest in the world at just two inches long, …