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Pick Up a Pencil and Connect with Nature

1/17/2014 // By Dani Tinker

I’m an environmental education nerd, and frequently troll bookstores for new material. Earlier this month, I stumbled upon a book called The Southern Swamp Explorer. I instantly fell in love with the detailed information and its presentation. Naturally, I stalked the author and […] Read more >

Tree frog in South Africa by Charl Roux

Snap and Share! Celebrate Nature Photography Day With NWF

6/15/2011 // By Rachel Stemen

Wednesday, June 15th is Nature Photography Day – a day to explore nature through a camera lens and celebrate photos that inspire us to conserve wildlife and wild places. I have always loved nature photos, and only recently got into […] Read more >

5 Tips for Sharing the Road (and the Love) With Wildlife

12/3/2009 // By Danielle Brigida

I've been inspired by Subaru's Share the Love Event, where Subaru donates $250 to one of five charities (NWF included!) for every one of their cars purchased or leased, and I wanted to post some helpful tips on how you […] Read more >

Seven Safe Ways For Kids To Have More Outdoor Play Time

11/22/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

Today's parents are concerned about the safety of their children when they are playing outdoors.  There is more traffic on the streets and more worries about other harms befalling them such as "stranger danger."   While the neighborhood may be very safe […] Read more >

Be Out There: Seven Safe Ways For Kids To Have More Outdoor Play Time

10/13/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

Today's parents are concerned about the safety of their children when they are playing outdoors.  There is more traffic on the streets and more worries about other harms befalling them such as "stranger danger."   While the neighborhood may be very safe […] Read more >

Be Out There: The Ten Reasons Parents Should Care About Outdoor Time For Kids

10/12/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

The National Wildlife Federation’s new Be Out There Campaign aims to educate tens of million of U.S. moms and dads on the importance of helping their kids have more time outdoors and providing tools to do so. Read more >

Time Out Fuels Classroom Performance

9/2/2009 // By Amanda Cooke

For kids these days, back to school sometimes means back indoors. In fact, the opposite should be the case—NWF has compiled vast research connecting the dots between classroom performance and time outdoors. The new parent and teacher guide, called TIME […] Read more >

Bye Bye Bugs

8/1/2008 // By Tracy Perkins

Spending time outdoors is one of the best parts of summer in most parts of this country. Camping, hiking and combing the beach are all wonders of summer time, but they all have a common enemy…hematophagous critters, a.k.a. blood sucking […] Read more >

Camping Essentials: Great Resources for Campers

6/25/2008 // By Danielle Brigida

With NWF’s Great American Backyard Campout right around the corner, (JUNE 28th 2008) I thought it would be great to post about great resources campers can use while on their own personal outdoor adventures. So to begin I’ll start with […] Read more >

5 Wild Edible Foods

6/4/2008 // By David Mizejewski

For most folks, dinner comes neatly packaged from the grocery store. But before it reaches the shelves, all of our food comes from the land in one way or another. And did you know that some foods that aren’t farmed at […] Read more >

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