Washington DC

International Rose Test Garden in Washington Park, Portland Oregon. Photo by InSapphoWeTrust, Flickr Creative Commons

Fun Parks to Visit in the Top 10 Cities for Wildlife

Parks are great places to get outdoors and see wildlife, especially in cities. Whether a park is 100 acres or 4000 acres, wildlife is sure to be found in the …

We tossed together a quick little Certified Wildlife Habitat in a parking spot in front of our National Advocacy Center in downtown Washington D.C. for Park(ing) Day.

Wildlife Get a (Temporary) Home in DC for Park(ing) Day

A couple of months ago I had this idea to convert a parking space in front of National Wildlife Federation’s office into a temporary Certified Wildlife Habitat ® in downtown …

Activists carry a 500-foot inflated "pipeline" at the head of the crowd (Photo: Avelino Maestas/NWF)

Thousands Rally at White House to Stop Keystone XL

In which your fearless reporter skips NFL games to document America’s opposition to the tar sands mega-pipeline.

Kayakers, SUPers and boaters join together for a Clean Water Act celebration on the Potomac River. NWF Photo by Jan Goldman-Carter.

Celebrating the Clean Water Act as We Restore the Anacostia River

This is a guest post by Kellie Bolinder. Restoring the Anacostia River here  means more than just clean water to the Earth Conservation Corps.  The heavily polluted Anacostia River flows through …

It's been a hot year so far in D.C. (Photo: Trishhhh - Flickr)

Keeping My Cool

Make Way for Ducklings in Washington, DC [VIDEO]

YouTube video

Ironically Enough, Teddy Roosevelt Thwarted By Wildlife

NWF Intern Alex Costakis: “My first time at Power Shift”

I’ve spent the last week or so attempting to capture the essence of my Power Shift 2011 experience in little more than a thousand words. Quite frankly, this is one …

Urban Wildlife Inspires Greater Need for Healthy Communities

This past weekend, I was inspired by one of the most awesome spectacles I’ve witnessed since moving to the nation’s capital: On my ride home from some Christmas shopping, I …

Extreme Heat in Summer 2010: A Window on the Future

Could the sweltering summer of 2010 be considered mild compared to the typical summers of the future? It depends on whether America & nations around the world act now to …

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