Students and Nature

Unveiling the Final Group of NWF’s Top 50 Inspirations

A year ago, the EcoLeaders Career Center, hosted by the National Wildlife Federation and our partners, has been celebrating the motivating stories and career accomplishments of young professionals making their …

Woodlawn's Green Team celebrates their Eco-Schools USA Awards - Woodlawn School (credit)

Full STEAM ahead for the Woodlawn Wildcats

How do you transform a school? It takes a village. Or rather a school and neighborhood community that’s pumped for progress! And that’s what the Green Team at Woodlawn School …

Education: Key Strategy for Shark Species Success

A study done by the IUCN Shark Specialist Group, published in early 2014, found that 25% of sharks and rays are threatened with extinction according to IUCN ( International Union …

Guest Post: Ranger Rick’s Reading Adventures

By   |   May 5, 2017

Somewhere in the heart of Deep Green Wood, Ranger Rick and his friends are jumping up and down, celebrating the recent release of a nature-themed reading, writing, and science program. …

150 Students and Volunteers Plant Trees for Wildlife

Migratory birds like the black and white warbler and ruby-throated humming bird are heading north. This spring, as they fly over Broward County, Florida, they may notice more than 10,000 …

Five Butterfly Garden Tips from a Butterfly Hero!

In 2015, then 9 year-old, Genevieve Leroux from San Luis Obispo, CA pledged to be a Butterfly Hero and help save the monarch butterfly. Not only did she plant the …

Green Economy Jobs in 2017 and the Role of Community Colleges

Kevin Doyle, President of Green Economy, shares perspectives of getting your foot in the door to getting that green job. NWF: Since conceptions of a green economy vary, let’s start by …

Top 10 Ways for Students to Celebrate Earth Day

Earth Day is every day, but the official celebration occurs on April 22. To gear up for the big day, the National Wildlife Federation EcoLeaders team has prepared a list …

The Monarchs Are Here!

Schools in Dallas, Austin, San Antonio and Houston have been working with the National Wildlife Federation’s Monarch Heroes program to create monarch gardens on their school campuses that provide the …

Green Schools in Oregon: Growing Trees and Trout

Winter and spring in Oregon can be cold, wet and muddy, but thanks to seed grants from the National Wildlife Federation (NWF), students at 10 Portland-area schools are learning the …

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