Gardening

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 …

Education Newsletter Spring 2022

  |   May 3, 2022

Hello, from the National Wildlife Federation’s Education Team What does using nature as a classroom mean to you? For us, it’s an opportunity for students to approach learning in a …

monarch butterfly on milkweed

Calling All Gardeners: Dig in NOW to Pass the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act

From using native plants to transform yards into wildlife habitats to meeting the Million Pollinator Garden Challenge, gardeners are a powerful force for the future of wildlife and native plants. …

monarch on milkweed

Sacred Grounds Wilmington

The Sacred Grounds program has ventured into a new body of holy water—the Delaware River Watershed in Wilmington, DE!   Sacred Grounds is a National Wildlife Federation (NWF) program that engages …

eagle in flight

Garnering Successes, Gardening for Wildlife: A Camano Island Volunteer with…

When Val Schroeder wakes up at her beachside home on Camano Island, in Western Washington, she has plenty to look forward to. She can walk the shoreline and view Whidbey …

art made from bottle caps

5 Ways to Reduce Waste in Your Garden

Plastic pollution is a big deal News about its devastating effects on wildlife and the environment is everywhere and as a result, many of us are now opting for reusable …

pollinator garden

Zoos and Aquariums Inspire Visitors to Create Habitats at Home

Millions of people visit zoos and aquariums each year to catch a glimpse of rare and exciting wildlife from around the globe.  Increasingly, visitors are also finding educational exhibits and …

volunteers working in garden

Detroit Houses of Worship Join Hands in Addressing Stormwater Runoff

The Gesu Catholic Church and School on Detroit’s west side has drawn thousands of worshippers and students over its 100-year history. Notable names include four Detroit mayors and the late …

community wildlife habitat sign in yard.

NEW GUIDE: Passing Wildlife-Friendly Property Maintenance Ordinances

Neighbor-friendly landscaping Local elected officials and community leaders have the opportunity to transform local landscaping practices that will empower residents to participate in the expansion of wildlife-friendly habitats where they …

Plant with a Purpose: Help Protect Salmon Habitat with Your Garden

Salmon are marathon swimmers, transitioning from freshwater streams to the ocean, and back again. To reach their destinations they often face—and miraculously overcome!—staggering obstacles. They climb fish ladders to push …

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