May, 2019

5 Unusual Species Found In and Around the Everglades

The Everglades once covered much of Florida from Orlando to Miami, but only about half of this unique subtropical wetland system remains today. Despite the losses, the Everglades is still …

A Naturalist’s Reflection on the Legacy of Legendary Conservationist Jim Fowler

Jim Fowler, beloved naturalist, conservationist and media personality, has passed away at the age of 89. Jim devoted his life to educating the public about wildlife and promoting conservation through …

Rising Against Pollution: 5 Million College Students and Staff Join the 2019 RecycleMania Competition 

In recent years, the true threat posed by plastics and solid waste pollution has become better understood through the identification of vast areas of floating plastic trash and particles in …

Restoring the Gulf by Protecting the Coast

The recent addition of 470 acres to Alabama’s Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge is a perfect example of how Deepwater Horizon restoration dollars can make a difference for wildlife.

4 Ways Congress Can Create Fire-Resilient Communities

Wildfires in the American West have become increasingly frequent and intense since the 1980s, and the average wildfire season today is 78 days longer than it was thirty years ago. …

U.N. Report Highlights Wildlife Crisis at Home

  |   May 7, 2019

The United Nations just released a frightening new report about rapidly declining wildlife and plant populations around the world, and everyone is talking about it. Here’s how the New York …

A Toxic Proposal for Alaska’s Brown Bears

  |   May 5, 2019

This summer, brown bears will converge on the pristine rivers, streams, and wetlands of Bristol Bay, Alaska to feed on sockeye salmon in preparation for a long winter of hibernation. …

Baltimore Wildlife Week: 7 Wildlife Fun Facts

  |   May 5, 2019

From orioles to blue crabs, Baltimore is home to an incredible diversity of wildlife. With Baltimore Wildlife Week just around the corner, here are some fun facts about species you …

Four Ways to Attract Birds and Butterflies

Now is the perfect time to make your yard or garden space more attractive to birds, butterflies, and other local wildlife. All wildlife need four things to survive and thrive: …

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