August, 2012

Black skimmer chick eating fish

Photo of the Day: That’s a Mouthful

Black skimmer chick trying to swallow a fish Photo by Flickr member Flickrtographer More photos by Flickrtographer >> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos … Read more

Dreading the End of Summer

As the pool closes and we start getting ready for another school year, my spirits are sagging. At first I thought it was just feeling wistful that another summer is … Read more

Jackrabbit leaping through a field

Photo of the Day: Leaps and Bounds

What Did You See Today? Share your wildlife sightings with our Wildlife Watch program and see what species others are spotting in our Wildlife Watch Flickr group.   Read more

West Nile Virus and Paying for Prevention

Like many across the country, I enjoy gardening and yard work during the summer. Mosquito attacks, however, have a way of diminishing the fun. Last weekend, I was out in the backyard trimming some bushes … Read more

Weekly News Roundup – August 30, 2012

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: NWF Report Says Climate Change Ruined Summer in the … Read more

bats, hike & seek, NWF, National Wildllife Federation

Hike & Seek Question: What Are Bats?

In September and October, NWF’s Hike & Seek™  program will be offered in select cities nationwide, teaching children of all ages about wildlife and the outdoors. “What Are Bats?” is a pre-Hike … Read more

White-tailed buck

Photo of the Day: Stare Down

White-tailed Buck with velvet antlers Photo by Flickr member Larry W. Brown See more of Larry Brown’s photos on Flickr >> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of … Read more

Storm over Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona

Photo of the Day: Sunrise Storm Over the Grand Canyon

Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be the next Photo of the Day! Share your images with our Flickr group and tag them … Read more

Facing the Reality of Climate Change: My Day With Al Gore

“Nature doesn’t do bailouts.” The former Vice President and Nobel Laureate Al Gore made this simple yet powerful statement to our group after showing us startling images of the devastating … Read more

Protecting Clean Water Helps Our Economy

This is a guest post by Congressman Tim Bishop (D-NY), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Water Resources and the Environment. In times of economic hardship, politicians who prioritize special interests over … Read more