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Part 2: 10 Tips for Keeping Mosquitoes at Bay

Read Part 1 here… Remove unnecessary standing water around your home. Typical hot-beds for mosquito reproduction are clogged gutters, flower-pot drainage dishes, children’s play equipment, tarps and any debris that … Read more

First Study of Rare Egg-Laying Mammal

An elusive nocturnal mammal has finally been studied. Science Daily reports: A Wildlife Conservation Society research intern working in the wilds of Papua New Guinea has successfully completed what many … Read more

Bald Birds

At this time of year, you might start seeing something strange at your bird feeder: bald birds.  Blue jays and cardinals are the most commonly reported bald birds, but it … Read more

Help Protect Wildlife Threatened by Alien Invasion

For centuries, America’s wildlife and wild places have been under threat from the ongoing introduction of non-native plant and animal species into our country’s ecosystems. As one example, back in … Read more

9 Reasons Social Media and the Web Can Save Wildlife

It is my personal belief that social media can play a huge role in helping protect wildlife. Being a part of the information age is incredible and overwhelming at times, but I can’t help but be optimistic that we are in a better place than ever before to save wildlife
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We Promise Wildlife on Martha Stewart, Tuesday, March 17th

National Wildlife Federation naturalist David Mizejewski will be on The Martha Stewart Show tomorrow to celebrate National Wildlife Week March 16-20. Dave will be corralling some cute animals onstage, including … Read more

Bird Watching: The American Robin

Robins in Winter? American robins are found throughout North America and are a symbol of winter’s end. The first appearance of a robin is a sure sign that spring has sprung. But … Read more

The Real Reasons for Groundhog Day

Punxsutawney Phil, America’s most famous weather forecaster, will have love, not weather, on his mind when he emerges from his hole on February 2. Researchers tracked 32 groundhogs for more … Read more

Fall Migration Update!

Fall is here and across the country migration is in full swing. But birds aren’t the only creatures to migrate south in the fall. Some species of butterflies and dragonflies … Read more

Groundhog Day Trivia

Today is Groundhog Day, but do you know the real reason the groundhog wakes up from its winter hibernation? It’s not really to see its shadow. Find out the true … Read more