Mary Dalheim

Mary Dalheim is the Editorial Director of the National Wildlife Federation¹s two nature magazines for children: Ranger Rick and Ranger Rick Jr. She also has held top editorial positions at the National Geographic Society; Scholastic Inc.; the National Education Association; and In2Books, a nonprofit literacy program for elementary school children.

Ranger Rick Through the Years

Ranger Rick magazine has entertained children and educated them about wildlife for more than 45 years. It all started with the January 1967 issue of NWF’s Ranger Rick’s Nature Magazine, and since then, America’s favorite raccoon has hosted more than 515 awesome issues! Read more

A Little Lawn Reading

Outdoor play and reading can go hand in hand. Get tips and book recommendations here! Read more

Honk If You Love Grass Whistles!

Life lessons learned from catching frogs and skipping stones. Read more