urban wildlife

Wendy Williams Celebrates Urban Wildlife Week

[iframe src= “https://www.iqmediacorp.com/ClipPlayer/?ClipID=8425b127-1c3f-41e2-8d84-1342221dab91&ps=2″ width=”100%” height=”500″] Kicking off on October 16th, Urban Wildlife Week was created to put a spotlight on issues facing wildlife that share our cities and towns, and to raise awareness … Read more

How Much Do You Know About Wildlife Crossings?

Most people use roads on a daily basis. Yet sadly, vehicles kill millions of birds, reptiles and mammals each year. Luckily, in more and more municipalities, new crossings – overpasses, underpasses and even … Read more

New NWF Book Features Wildlife Success Stories

My new book, When Mountain Lions Are Neighbors: People and Wildlife Working it Out In California, a partnership between the National Wildlife Federation and Heyday Books, tells these remarkable tales … Read more

The Remarkable Wildlife of California’s National Wildlife Refuges

This week NWF is celebrating National Wildlife Refuge Week. Wildlife refuges are some of the most important protected areas for wildlife in the country. In California, there’s no shortage of … Read more

Meet the Foxes of Silicon Valley

“What does the fox say?” asks the group Ylvis in their now famous song. Researcher Bill Leikam has some answers. His nickname, The Fox Guy, is well earned. Having spent … Read more

NWF Naturalist Offers Bear Encounter Tips

Encounters with black bears have been making the news lately, both in wilderness areas as well as closer to home in suburbia. National Wildlife Federation Naturalist David Mizejewski was interviewed on … Read more

Urban Wildlife: Ranger Rick and P22 Kayak the LA River

People driving over the Burbank Bridge in Los Angeles on Friday might have noticed something strange: a raccoon and a mountain lion kayaking down the Los Angeles River. When people … Read more

Fox Den

How to Live Responsibly Alongside Our Wild Neighbors

Urban ecosystems are increasingly becoming critical habitats for wildlife. It’s time we embrace it, roll out the welcome mat and find ways to live responsibly alongside our wild neighbors. This list is … Read more

NWF Report: Green Works for Climate Resilience

Cities are on the frontlines of climate change impacts, such as sea-level rise and coastal flooding, drought, and extreme weather. Along the United States coasts, communities are lining their shorelines … Read more

Raccoon kits by Barbara Fleming

How to Keep Wild Raccoons Wild

Whether you live in the country, the city or the suburbs, if you’re frequently out and about after sunset, you’ve likely encountered a raccoon or two in your yard or … Read more

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