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Get Outside on Delaware River Waterways this Fall

Yet, the sad fact remains that many of the 15 million people who rely on the Delaware River for clean drinking water don’t have the chance to experience wildlife and wild …

Seattle Great American Campout. Photo by Courtney Sullivan/ NWF

Connecting First Time Campers with Nature

Our primary goal of the Great American Campouts at Camp Long is to provide families who have never been camping and who may not be comfortable recreating in the outdoors …

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DO Go Chasing Waterfalls  

Check out my top 5 favorites! Most Fun for Kids – Sliding Rock Waterfall Arrive early to experience this natural mountain waterfall outside Asheville, North Carolina. For the ultimate slip and slide, …

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Explore Public Lands In Any Season

Since 1936, the National Wildlife Federation has worked to conserve the nation’s wildlife and wild places. As part of our 80th anniversary celebration, we are recognizing important moments in our …

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Follow the Fall Foliage

As always, a camping trip offers a great chance to spot wildlife, including some that may be preparing for winter as you’re out and about this fall. I’ve created a list of …

Public lands in and around the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge are mind-boggling vast. Photo by Steve Woodruff

Exploring the Vast Montana Prairie

It isn’t easy to describe the immensity of the prairie in north-central Montana, where the National Wildlife Federation is working to restore America’s largest, wildest herd of bison. I can’t …

Wildlife like moose live in the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument. Photo by ©Mark Picard

Our Nation’s Newest National Monument

The Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument, our newest national monument, offers ample benefits and opportunities for wildlife to live and people to visit. The area provides habitat for moose, …

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Can You Identify Your Nocturnal Neighbors?

Test your wildlife identification skills by guessing these night dwellers by their eyes:   Pledge to camp as part of the National Wildlife Federation’s Great American Campout and see what nocturnal wildlife you can …

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Encouraging Navy Sailors to Camp

Navy Community Recreation’s mission is to deliver Community Recreation services in the most effective way possible by developing lifelong leisure skills and socialization activities and creating active lifestyles for sailors …

Debbie and Steve's backcountry campsite in the Eagletails. Photo by Debbie Anderson/ NWF

Useful Advice for Backcountry Campers

To get a better idea of what this is like, I asked a couple of experienced campers, Debbie Anderson and Steve LaRue, to share their insights about backcountry camping. They have camped …

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