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Relieve Your Cabin Fever

3/17/2009 // By Ashleigh Poff

Spring and summer are my favorite seasons. I love the smells and warm weather they bring. And although winter is not cold and dreary all over the country (some people enjoy warm weather year round!), the coming of spring still […] Read more >

Wildlife Watch and the Year of Astronomy

3/17/2009 // By Rachel Stemen

Did you know that 2009 is the International Year of Astronomy? This year was chosen because 2009 is the 400th anniversary of two major astronomical milestones. In 1609, Galileo first used a telescope to observe stars and Johannes Kepler published […] Read more >

Science Fair Project Ideas: Wildlife Watch

2/27/2009 // By Jessica Jones

In springtime, countless parents, teachers and home school instructors look for fun, educational science projects to perform with their kids. Whether it is a one-time only exercise or a large-scale seasonal project, why not use National Wildlife Federation’s Wildlife Watch […] Read more >

Bird Watching: The American Robin

2/18/2009 // By David Mizejewski

Robins in Winter? American robins are found throughout North America and are a symbol of winter’s end. The first appearance of a robin is a sure sign that spring has sprung. But did you know that in most of the lower 48 […] 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 >

NWF’s Staff on Twitter

1/6/2009 // By Danielle Brigida

If you aren’t into the microblogging site called Twitter, then this post really isn’t for you. But if you have and you are interested in following some of the voices of National Wildlife Federation (@NWF), I’ve compiled this list and […] Read more >

Wildlife Watch for Bald Eagles this Winter

12/31/2008 // By Jessica Jones

Winter can seem like a difficult time to watch for wildlife. Trees have dropped their leaves, a good number of birds have migrated south and many mammals have gone into hibernation. However, a good naturalist knows that as the seasons […] Read more >

Wildlife Watch with Twitter and Plurk

12/5/2008 // By Danielle Brigida

No matter where you are, you can participate in Wildlife Watch and let us know about the wildlife and plants you observe. Wildlife Watch is a national, nature watching program created for people of all ages. Through Wildlife Watch, you’ll […] Read more >

Join Wildlife Watch and Discover Nature in Your Backyard

10/20/2008 // By Jessica Jones

Do you enjoy taking nature walks with your family and watching for local wildlife? Have you spotted an interesting bird at your backyard feeder? Are you an amateur nature photographer? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then […] Read more >

Fall Migration Update!

10/17/2008 // By David Mizejewski

Fall is here and across the country migration is in full swing. But birds aren’t the only creatures to migrate south in the fall. Some species of butterflies and dragonflies do it as well. Monarch butterflies Monarch butterflies migrate thousands […] Read more >