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Frozen photo by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Panagiotis Laskarakis.

Signs You May be Trapped in the Eternal Winter from ‘Frozen’

3/25/2014 // By Dani Tinker

Like most of the nation, I’m smitten with the movie ‘Frozen’. I sing ‘Let it Go’ on my way to work, I want to build a snowman, and I’m pretty sure we’ve been cursed to an eternal winter here in […] Read more >

Great Gray Owl

These Animals Don’t Care That It’s Freezing Outside

12/14/2013 // By Dani Tinker

I was the first one to bust out my puffy jacket, gloves and hat to stay warm. I don’t like coffee, but I offer to hold other people’s drinks to warm my hands. I nuzzle my nose in my scarf. […] Read more >

snow, snowflake, snowfall, deer

Snowfall, Wildlife and Gardens

12/13/2013 // By Roger Di Silvestro

Have you been dreaming of a white Christmas, or dreading it?  Either way, the very essence of winter in temperate climes is snow. And what a wonderful thing snow is. Think of it—when temperatures are low enough, water falls from […] Read more >

Snowshoe Hare

The Snowshoe Hare, Fashion Victim of Climate Change

4/10/2012 // By Rachel Arenstein

Spring came to DC early this year with temperatures reaching into the low 80s by mid-March.  While most people were thrilled about the unseasonably warm weather, I found myself unprepared.  Having only moved to DC recently, my shorts and sandals […] Read more >

A brook cuts through a winter landscape by John J. Stier

10 Comments about Winter from Henry David Thoreau

1/6/2011 // By Roger Di Silvestro

Winter is here, as residents in various snowy, icy, frozen parts of the nation have noticed. For many people it is a bleak season, with the first day of winter marked by the longest night of the year.  But there […] Read more >

Symons: Senate Must Stay Focused on the Future

2/18/2010 // By Miles Grant

If corporate polluters succeed, we all lose. We will lose the clean energy race, and those jobs will go to Beijing instead of Virginia. Read more >

Outside playing with snow flurries

5 Tips to Stay Warm Outside In Winter

1/6/2010 // By Anne Cissel

It’s not bathing suit weather, but winter’s still a great season for outdoor fun. Be prepared! 1. Dress in Layers Wear several layers of clothing and peel them off if you get too warm. The heat captured in between the […] Read more >

Outdoor Kids: Tag and Rolling Down Hills

7/30/2009 // By Rebecca P. Cohen

Rebecca Cohen plays tag and rolls down a hill, first on her own–then in a big plastic ball. Read more >

Time For A Winter Adventure

12/31/2008 // By Liz Soper

When making snow angels isn’t enough enticement to get the kids outside in the cold, NWF’s Liz Soper cooks up a winter adventure. Read more >

Shared Moments Make Great Gifts

12/24/2008 // By Mary Quattlebaum

Children’s author Mary Quattlebaum introduces us to one of her favorite books: Snow by Cynthia Rylant. Read more >