Jane Kirchner

Jane Kirchner has spent more than 20 years helping save open lands and advocating for the protection of wildlife habitat. She loves working on programs that connect people who care about wildlife and the environment to actions they can take to make a difference. Jane manages online strategy campaigns at NWF and during her free time likes to spend as much time as she can outdoors, especially in places where native species are found. She is also a master gardener and former county planning commissioner.
Buttonbush. Photo: Dani Tinker.

For Wild Bees, these Native Plants are Superstars

The following are eleven native plants that are superstars in helping wild, native bees survive and thrive! Plant one in your area today: Baby Blue Eyes Baby blue eyes (Nemophila …

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Saving Over a Million Acres of Moose Habitat in Minnesota

But right now, Twin Metals, owned by Antofagasta of Chile, is proposing a massive, sulfide-ore copper mine within the Boundary Waters’ watershed, just upstream from these priceless wilderness waterways. Please …

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Amazing Species of the Atlantic Ocean

About 150 miles off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts is an area of little-disturbed ocean habitat that contains marine canyons deeper than the Grand Canyon and underwater mountains rising higher than …

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Five Places to Watch Wild Bison Roam

Few experiences are more awe-inspiring than seeing American bison in the wild. Bison are the largest land mammal in North America, weighing up to 2,000 pounds, and it is truly …

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Winter Havens for Snowy Owls

Snowy owls are many things – a stunning white raptor with catlike yellow eyes, the largest owl in North America, even a star in the beloved Harry Potter books and …

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Give Native Trees Today for Wildlife: Giving Tuesday

Update: On Giving Tuesday this year, we asked you to donate to help plant native trees for wildlife, and the response was truly inspiring! Friends of wildlife gave enough to plant …

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Nine Wonderful Ways Wildlife Need Trees

From seed to sapling, from regal beauty to rotting log, our native trees give life to a truly amazing range of wildlife. Living trees are an important food source for …

The Real Cougars of L.A.

Meet the Real Cougars (Mountain Lions) of L.A.

Blonde. Powerful. Amazing teeth. Not the Real Housewives—but mountain lions, the real cougars of L.A! These wide roaming and territorial cats are at risk because their habitat is being cut …

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COOL CROSSINGS: Vote for Your Favorite Wildlife Crossing

We have 3.9 million miles of public roads crisscrossing the country, with many running right through prime wildlife habitat. Sadly, millions of birds, reptiles, mammals and amphibians are killed by …

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Ten Favorite Trees for Wildlife

It’s tree planting time and a chance to plant, restore and protect natives that provide wildlife habitat and nourish the natural world.  Here are ten of our favorite native trees …

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