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New pacific chorus frogs emerging from my frog pond (photo by Beth Pratt)

A Tour of My Backyard Frog Pond for Save the Frogs Day

4/19/2012 // By Beth Pratt

I’m not sure when my passion for frogs began—as a child of the 70s I’m sure watching Kermit the Frog on the Muppet Show had something to do with my interest. My mother tells me my curiosity about frogs began […] Read more >

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Playing in the Shadow of the Washington Monument: Office Softball in a National Park [VIDEO]

4/18/2012 // By Bentley Johnson

Coaching my office softball team, The Scrubjays, is one of the best perks of my job here in Washington, DC.  Every week in the summer we walk down to the National Mall, set up a field, and play softball against […] Read more >

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Outdoor Adventures with Friends

4/9/2012 // By Tony Summers

It’s my first blog here at NWF and I’m excited. Excited mostly about the opportunity to share how a simple day at Great Falls, VA, one of our favorite parks, can be a great tool for connecting kids to nature. Have […] Read more >

Beetle and poppy in the Merced River Canyon near Yosemite (photo by Beth Pratt)

Among the Wildflowers: California’s Spring Poppy Bloom

4/5/2012 // By Beth Pratt

“I care to live only to entice people to look at nature’s loveliness,” said John Muir, and it’s a motto I live by both personally and professionally. As such, I am delighted to take part in the new storytelling video diary […] Read more >

Photo credit: Kevin Coles_Flickr

Little Things Can Make a BIG Impression

4/5/2012 // By Lindsay Legendre

I didn’t grow up gardening a lot, my parents never really talked to me about global warming, and I don’t regularly hike or mountain climb. Regardless, I have developed an overwhelming love and connection to the great outdoors. There are […] Read more >

Join Us for the Launch of NWF’s Storytelling Video Diary Series

4/2/2012 // By Megan Blevins

When I was young, I was that kid who had a secret notebook and wrote down everything. Even at the age of 10, being a writer—being a storyteller—was all I ever wanted. I still believe in the power of sharing stories, […] Read more >

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Five Ways to Embrace Mud This Spring

3/28/2012 // By Carla Brown

A mom shares her tips on surviving, and thriving, during the mud of spring. Read more >

Flickr photo by Chris Barron.

Sky Dance of the American Woodcock

3/12/2012 // By Carla Brown

A mother and daughter experience the exciting flight of the American woodcock in a Virginia meadow. Read more >

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