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Quiz: Petals and Pollinators

Tiger lily and tiger swallowtail in California

9 Wildflowers Pretty Enough to Sing About

Walking down a nearby trail this weekend, I passed a patch of golden buttercups. A few minutes later I found myself singing “Build Me Up, Buttercup” as I bobbed down … Read more

Not Just the Birds and Bees – 6 Fast Facts About Pollinating Bats

By Micaela Jemison The birds and the bees may rule the daytime, but as soon as the sun sets, it is the bats that get to work pollinating.  Worldwide, over 500 … Read more

5 Last-Minute Steps to Enter the National Wildlife Photo Contest This Weekend

If you hadn’t heard, the deadline was extended for the National Wildlife Photo Contest. Hopefully this will give many of you the time you need to complete your entries and … Read more

David examines the bees from his hive

Beekeeping Offers a Connection with Nature

NWF’s lead online developer shares memories of his beekeeping hobby. Read more

40 flowers from my neighborhood

40 Flowers From My Neighborhood

To celebrate Garden for Wildlife month, I get inspired by flowers from my neighborhood. Read more

Inauguration Cherry Blossoms: A Harbinger of Climate Impacts to Come

Making my way across the grounds of the Washington Monument yesterday to witness Barack Obama’s second inauguration, I came across a disconcerting sight. Lulled by unseasonably warm temperatures and a … Read more

Wildflowers in Glacier National Park, Montana

Photo of the Day: Wildflowers in Glacier National Park

Explore the Outdoors! Enter a city, state or zip code to search for parks, campgrounds, and other wild places with NatureFind. This Photo of the Day was donated by a … Read more

How to Make a May Day Basket

Kids can celebrate May 1 by leaving a flowery surprise for neighbors, teachers, and friends. Read more

National Wildlife Week: Friday Frogs And Flowers

Spring officially starts this Saturday, March 20—mark the occasion by continuing to celebrate the 73rd annual National Wildlife Week! Because it’s Friday, and I’m big on alliteration, let’s take a closer look at flatlining frogs and fantastic flowers.
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