Garden for Wildlife

Lauderdale Lakes City Commissioner, Beverly Williams

Expanding Tree Canopy and Environmental Stewardship in Broward County, FL

Broward County, Florida, is nestled in southeastern Florida, just north of Miami-Dade County with the Atlantic Ocean to the east and the Everglades to the west. It is Florida’s second-most … Read more

Praying Ground Community Church volunteers getting ready to begin planting their native pollinator gardens.

Planting Spirituality in Pollinator Gardens

As another growing season comes to an end, ten new native pollinator gardens have taken root on the grounds of faith communities in Wilmington, DE. Though each garden may be … Read more

San Francisco, California

Living Near Nature is Linked to Lower Healthcare Costs

Human well-being and nature are inextricably linked. Parks, natural areas, and neighborhood green spaces improve our quality of life and provide numerous health, social, economic, and ecological benefits to individuals … Read more

Moss Creek aerial view

One Community’s Journey to Certification in the Midst of a Pandemic

Moss Creek is a waterfront residential community developed in the 1970s in Hilton Head, South Carolina. The community has over 1,000 acres bordered by salt marsh, boasts more than 20 … Read more

before (left) and after (right) Baltimore Oriole garden

The Oriole Garden: Six Years Later

In 2016, the Oriole Garden at Camden Yards was just a typical area of flat lawn. It was a space that visitors to the stadium would not think twice about … Read more

Monarch butterfly cluster

What the Listing of the Monarch Butterfly as Endangered Really Means

By now you’ve probably heard the news: the monarch butterfly has been listed as an endangered species. The stunning butterfly species, once common across the United States and famous for … Read more

flowers alongside roadway

Butterfly Highways: Conserving Roadside Habitats for Monarchs and Pollinators

The National Wildlife Federation’s Mayors’ Monarch Pledge program came together with the Texas Department of Transportation–Pharr District, Maramec Spring Park, Conservation Federation of Missouri, the James Foundation and the Missouri … Read more

Mosquito larvae in a storm puddle

Innovations in Mosquito Control

While we enjoy sunshine and vacations, it may seem that mosquitoes serve no other purpose than to ruin our summer fun. While that is not true, mosquitoes can be vectors … Read more

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Innovations in Mosquito Control

While we enjoy sunshine and vacations, it may seem that mosquitoes serve no other purpose than to ruin our summer fun. While that is not true, mosquitoes can be vectors … Read more

monarch butterfly on aster

Missoula’s Monarch Pledge

The migration of monarch butterflies is one of the natural world’s most epic journeys. That’s why the National Wildlife Federation cheered Mayor John Engen, who was the first Mayor in … Read more