Storytelling Video Diary Series

Winter Wheat, October 2012.

Three Things I’ve Learned from Converting to No Till and Cover Crops

As I wrap up year number two of converting my farmland to no till and cover crops, I thought it would be a good opportunity to reflect. No better time …

Wildlife like these Sandhill cranes forage through crop residue in late spring.  No till and cover crops not only protect water quality and improve soil health and productivity, but provide vital habitat and forage for wildlife.

What I Learned About My Farm from Two Minutes in the Rain

Driving home one evening earlier this summer, I noticed a lot of water in roadside ditches after a sizable storm rolled through the area.  I thought it would be a …

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Rafting in Colorado After the Fire

Rafting on a popular Colorado river gives an NWF staff person a first-person view of the fire’s impacts.

Even pika stop to smell the flowers (photo by Beth Pratt)

A Picnic with a Pika

Last week I had planned to hike up to the Dana Plateau on the border of Yosemite, one of my most cherished places in the Sierra Nevada. The rock filled …

Aluminum can and juice pouch recycling box, Armstrong Elementary

Creating a Recycling Program at Your School

The intrepid Yosemite toad (photo by Beth Pratt)

The Love Song of the Yosemite Toad

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Story from a Salmon Fishing Addict

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Take Action: All Kids Need Access to Safe Green Spaces!

When I was an elementary school teacher, I wanted to provide my students with experiences and opportunities that many of them wouldn’t traditionally get outside of school— access to the outdoors being …

Picking up trash at our neighborhood clean-up

3 Tips for a Fun Community Clean-up Day

Gathering neighbors and friends to beautify your community is a great way to connect with nature… and each other.

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My Run in With a Mountain Lion

Working at NWF allows me to work on issues that affect our daily lives–like mercury and carbon pollution, but also issues that will shape future generations and their connection with …

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