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Twelve Tree-Mendous Wildlife Facts for National Wildlife Week

3/13/2013 // By Suzi Letouze

Next Monday we’ll join children across the country in a celebration of trees during National Wildlife Week. This year, we’re teaming up with kids and hope to plant 75,000 trees in honor of National Wildlife Week’s 75th anniversary. Read about …


Inauguration Cherry Blossoms: A Harbinger of Climate Impacts to Come

1/22/2013 // By Bruce Stein

Making my way across the grounds of the Washington Monument yesterday to witness Barack Obama’s second inauguration, I came across a disconcerting sight. Lulled by unseasonably warm temperatures and a false sense of spring, the pale pink petals of young …

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Photo of the Day: Enchanted Forest

6/21/2012 // By Lia Bocchiaro

Grand Teton National Park Photo by Flickr member East Wind See more of East Wind’s photos on Flickr>> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be the next Photo of the Day! Share your …

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Photo of the Day: Encroaching Tide

4/15/2012 // By Rachel Faulkner

  This Photo of the Day was donated by a participant in the annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. See more photos or sign up for the 42nd Annual National Wildlife Photo Contest.  


Paper Chase: Report Claims Marketplace Driving Improved Sustainability

7/14/2011 // By Max Greenberg

When it comes to sustainability, paper and pulp companies haven’t always been at the head of the class. But according to a new report from the Environmental Paper Network, the industry is improving, partly spurred by changes in the marketplace. …

The Five Best Ways to Celebrate Love A Tree Day: May 16th

5/12/2011 // By Kevin Coyle

Yes there really is a Love a Tree Day, and National Wildlife Federation can help you celebrate! Love A Tree Day comes on May 16th, right in the middle of Garden for Wildlife Month, and wildlife gardeners everywhere know how …

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For Wildlife Garden Month: Thoreau’s Thoughts on Trees

5/11/2011 // By Roger Di Silvestro

Here at NWF we are celebrating Garden for Wildlife Month, because May is perfect for making home gardens into wildlife havens. Even if your garden is only a window box, you can find ways to turn it into a stopping …


Want To Save Your Community Money? Plant Trees.

2/28/2011 // By Miles Grant

Economic times are tough. We’re all doing what we can to save money. Including trees. At The Wilson Quarterly, Jill Jonnes writes that while trees are beautiful, we shouldn’t just think of them as decoration. They’re vital and money-saving parts …

How does the Clean Air Act affect your life?

12/3/2010 // By Helen Chmura

In honor of the 40th birthday of the Clean Air Act, I decided to figure out how much air I breathe.  It seemed an easy way to see how important clean air is to my life.  Thanks to the marvels …

New NWF Program: Erthnxt: Trees for the 21st Century

12/31/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

The National Wildlife Federation and the national tree-planting and youth education organization, Erthnxt, have combined forces to further environmental literacy, youth volunteerism, habitat restoration, and reversing global warming.  Our joint aim is to provide opportunities for scouting and youth groups across …