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October 4th: World Animal Day — Learn About/Join NWF’s Wildlife Watch!

10/4/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

It is World Animal Day–a day to show appreciation for animals of all kinds. World Animal Day was established on the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi, a nature lover and patron saint of animals and the environment. For […] Read more >

New Facebook Application Will Let You “Friend” A Mountain Gorilla (For Real)

8/31/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

Who would have thought you would ever “friend” a gorilla? AFP reports: “Users of the social networking sites Facebook and Twitter will be able to “befriend” rare Ugandan mountain gorillas and track their movements, a Wildlife Authority spokeswoman said Monday. […] Read more >

Migration Begins!

8/24/2009 // By David Mizejewski

August is waning and school is about to start.  Even though it’s technically still summer for another whole month, fall migration is already beginning for some species. The change of seasons is an important influence on animal behavior. Whether it’s the […] Read more >

The Best Birthday Present Ever — Protected Wildlife

7/22/2009 // By Danielle Brigida

I am writing to thank you for the best birthday I have ever had in my 25 years of life. I am forever touched by the amazing people I get to meet as Social Media Outreach Coordinator for NWF, but […] Read more >

Wild Tweets: Using Twitter to Monitor Wildlife

6/30/2009 // By Jessica Jones

Since joining Twitter and making connections in the “green” Twitter world, I have heard a lot of people wondering whether the environmental community can focus all of Twitter’s positive energy towards a greater purpose. Can we get people who tweet […] Read more >

Three Things You Can Do for Bees

6/23/2009 // By Julia Marden

I was just flipping through this month’s National Wildlife magazine, and I saw this fascinating article on America’s bees. Bees and other pollinators are disappearing from our country due to a variety of threats to their habitat and climate. And […] Read more >

Take Friday to Think About Endangered Species

5/14/2009 // By Julia Marden

Last week, the Senate passed a resolution declaring today, May 15, as Endangered Species Day. It’s a day for all of us wildlife enthusiasts (and those who are still joining the party) to learn about endangered species and their habitats. […] Read more >

10 Ways to Change the World Through Social Media

5/12/2009 // By Danielle Brigida

At National Wildlife Federation we are very serious about protecting wildlife for our children’s future. That’s why we are very active on social media sites, because we know that there are a number of ways these sites can protect wildlife […] Read more >

Can Twitter and Facebook Help Connect People With Nature?

4/21/2009 // By Anne Cissel

The National Wildlife Federation is connecting people with nature — through the Internet. Sounds paradoxical, doesn’t it? It’s true. With just a few mouse clicks and key presses, we are raising awareness about the importance of outdoor time. Hopefully, with […] Read more >

5 Tips to Get Off The Couch — And Get Outside!

1/9/2009 // By Anne Cissel

The holidays are over. The prospect of three more months of winter seems, well, HORRIBLE. Everyday I seem to find more reasons to Tether myself to my couch Surf Twitter, Flickr and Facebook Catch up on my Netflix This is […] Read more >