cougars

Get Outside and Enjoy Wildlife–From a Distance

At the National Wildlife Federation, we’re often asked by the media for advice on how to avoid getting attacked by wild animals. While sensationalist stories of wildlife attacks are popular …

Artist Supports Cougar Conservation With Exclusive Prints

Yet despite his remarkable journey, and his ability to adapt to a landscape dominated by humans, he still faces threats. He was recently sickened by rat poison and suffered from a bad case …

Ten Remarkable California Wildlife Moments in 2015

As the California Director of the National Wildlife Federation, I have the best job in the world. While overseeing the organization’s conservation work in the Golden State, I continually witness …

What a Year for #SaveLACougars! Ten Highlights from 2015

What a year for the #SaveLACougars campaign: from seeing the first design concepts of the Liberty Canyon Wildlife crossing, to raising our first $1 million for the campaign, to surprise cougar kittens …

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 …

Rainn Wilson (and Ranger Rick) Want You to Help Build…

Los Angeles is home to some of the worst traffic in the country, but it’s not just people that suffer from the gridlock. The region’s heavily traveled freeways threaten a …

Los Angeles Mountain Lion Survives Freeways, Now Threatened by Poison…

During a recent capture, Hollywood’s famous mountain lion in Griffith Park displayed symptoms of mange and tested positive to poison exposure.

Mountain lion cubs at Sonoma County Wildlife Rescue.

We’re Not Mountain Lion About These Facts

NWF’s California Director is writing a book on wildlife and to help her out we asked our Facebook community what they would like to know about mountain lions. We received …

Martha Stewart and Wildlife Adoption

I recently appeared on the Martha Stewart Show to promote National Wildlife Federation’s Wildlife Adoption program. I brought some animal ambassadors with me to help inspire the viewers to want …

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