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Snowy owl. Photo donated by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Peter Chromik

“Owl” Bet You Can’t Pass This Snowy Owl Quiz

1/28/2016 // By Abby Barber

Snowy owls typically live in the Arctic region, but sometimes they can be found in winter havens across the United States. Snowy owls need our support to overcome threats from climate change and habitat loss. Donate now and help us continue our conservation …

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Winter Havens for Snowy Owls

1/13/2016 // By Jane Kirchner

Snowy owls are many things – a stunning white raptor with catlike yellow eyes, the largest owl in North America, even a star in the beloved Harry Potter books and films. This majestic species often nests and raises its young …

Snowy owl. Photo by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Sue Ratcliffe

Wildlife Walking in a Winter Wonderland

12/29/2015 // By Abby Barber

Encompassing the North Pole and areas of Alaska, Canada, Greenland and Russia, the Arctic ecosystem is a mix of glaciers, tundra, and sea ice — terrain that creates a unique habitat for wildlife. The Arctic is currently under threat from climate change …

Snowy owl, like Hedwig, from National Wildlife Federation Photo Contest entrant Kim Leblanc.

Snowy Owls, Farm Bill in the Weekly News Roundup–February 7, 2014

2/7/2014 // By Anne Goddard

The Polar Vortex Brings Rare Snowy Owl Sightings No, it’s not Hedwig carrying your long awaited acceptance letter from Hogwarts, but recent rare sightings of snowy owls have inspired many Americans to take up birding. “The sudden arrival of snowy owls up …

Photo by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Robert Palmer.

Snowy Owl – A Connection to the Far North (and the Perils of Keystone XL)

2/6/2014 // By Larry Schweiger

In Washington these days, the idea that we can build the 35 million-gallons-per-day Keystone XL tar sands export pipeline and suffer no ill consequences is treated as serious thinking. But a visitor rarely seen in DC has given our nation’s …

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Weekly News Roundup- January 31, 2014

1/31/2014 // By Anne Goddard

What’s happening at National Wildlife Federation this week?   Sportsmen to President Obama: Public lands a worthwhile legacy Jan 29- With members of Congress at loggerheads on many issues, President Barack Obama can take the lead and fully implement promised …

Snowy owl, like Hedwig, from National Wildlife Federation Photo Contest entrant Kim Leblanc.

How to Enjoy Owls in Winter (or Anytime)

1/29/2014 // By Dani Tinker

Owls have been in the spotlight recently, from the DC snowy owl to the Colbert Report. They are incredible and elusive creatures. Here are some ways you can experience and learn about owls first-hand this winter. Go on an owl …

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Snowy Owl Sighting in Downtown DC

1/24/2014 // By Kristin Johnson

Today brought another rare sighting of a snowy owl in downtown Washington, D.C., this time on the Washington Post building at the corner of 15th and L St. N.W. (Any votes for renaming it the Owl Post?) The news sparked …

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Photo of the Day: Yawning Snowy Owl

2/25/2013 // By Rachel Faulkner

Photo by Moments in Nature by Joshua Clark See more of Joshua Clark’s on Flickr >> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be the next Photo of the Day! Share your images with …

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Why Owls Are So Hoot Right Now – #Hoot2Give

12/14/2012 // By Danielle Brigida

Have you heard? OWLS are so HOOT right now! That’s why we’re in caHOOTS with craigconnects and craiglist’s Craig Newmark to celebrate these amazing creatures. Each time you use the hashtag #Hoot2Give on Twitter, Craig will donate $1 to National Wildlife Federation (up …

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