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Valentine’s Day Crafts and BP Oil Spill in the Weekly News Roundup- February 14, 2014

2/14/2014 // By Anne Goddard

Valentine’s Day is here! If you’re looking for some wildlife-themed V-Day crafts and recipes to try out with your kids, we’ve got you covered. Here are 13 activities that will help make Valentine’s Day extra sweet this year! Check out […] Read more >

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13 Valentine’s Day Crafts and Recipes for Kids

1/30/2014 // By Gretchen Pierce

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! If you’re looking for some fun V-Day crafts and recipes to try out with your kids, we’ve got you covered. Here are 13 activities that will help make Valentine’s Day extra sweet this […] Read more >

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Amazing Animal Hearts

2/14/2013 // By Suzi Letouze

This Valentine’s Day, rather than look at animals’ weird mating rituals or focus on the possibility of a worldwide chocolate shortage, we’re going to stroll down memory lane to examine some amazing facts about animal hearts: To learn more, see the […] Read more >

Mt Rainier at sunrise Photo by: Bryn Fluharty

A Natural ‘Crush’ – 14 Reasons to Love the Pacific Northwest

2/14/2012 // By Bryn Fluharty

A friend once told me that I have a ‘crush’ on the mountains of the Pacific Northwest. While it might sound strange it is true, I LOVE our mountains. But there is more here to love than just mountains. Here are […] Read more >

Chinese Praying Mantis on the sidewalk at NWF headquarters, Photo Credit: MABlevins

Love Sucks, Bites, Claws and Decapitates

2/14/2012 // By Mekell Mikell

Flowers, sweets, bling and dressing up may woo some sweethearts, but a certain group of animals are preying for love this Valentine’s Day. You Look Good Enough to Eat For males, the red hour glass marking on black widow spiders […] Read more >

A tender moment during the elk rut at Mammoth Hot Springs in Yellowstone

Happy Valentine’s Day: My Best Photos and Videos of Wildlife L’Amour

2/13/2012 // By Beth Pratt

Love is in the air…and not just for people. Wildlife have their own rituals of l’amour, although they usually don’t involve boxes of chocolates or bouquets of flowers. To celebrate Valentine’s Day, here are some of my favorite photos and […] Read more >

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Valentine’s Day: A Holiday for Real Animals

2/13/2012 // By Roger Di Silvestro

Naturalist, writer and NWF Conservation Hall of Fame inductee Ernest Thompson Seton, whose animal tales were popular among a wide audience in the early 1900s, wrote in Wild Animals I Have Known, “Man has nothing that the animals have not at […] Read more >

Image: Flickr (mellyjean)

A Valentine’s Day Without Chocolate?

2/9/2012 // By Amanda Staudt

As far as I’m concerned, Valentine’s Day is all about the chocolate. What’s better than a day to indulge my chocoholic inclinations guilt-free? But, recent reports have me worried that the future of chocolate is fraught with uncertainty. This month’s […] Read more >

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In Pursuit of Passion: From Corporate Chief to Cancer Advocate

3/30/2011 // By Jaime Matyas

The is the next interiew in the series “In Pursuit of Passion.” I have met many interesting people on my travels as Executive Vice President of National Wildlife Federation.  In this series, I’ve chosen to showcase those living life with extreme […] Read more >

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Valentine’s Day: Some Animals Really Have Heart

2/8/2011 // By Roger Di Silvestro

Valentine’s Day is the traditional holiday for giving away hearts. But how does a healthy human heart—a hollow ball of muscle about the size of a clenched fist that beats around 72 times a minute when at rest, pumping the […] Read more >

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