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Bringing the Joy of the Forest to the City

Recent child development studies have shed light on the benefits of children’s exposure to nature, and the importance that early exposure to the natural world has on creating adults who …

10 Ways National Wildlife Federation Education Programs Are Helping Wildlife

The beginning of a new school year is the perfect time to celebrate the many ways that the education programs of the National Wildlife Federation are supporting wildlife. Our tools …

When Nature and Digital Screens Click

Are your kids indoors playing electronic games and watching too much television? For years, parents have been told that video games, TV, movies, and digital devices will make their kids …

How Spending Time Outdoors Can Boost Student Academic Potential

School is back, and with it come parents’ concerns for their child’s academic performance. Parents want what is best for their kids and, in order to ensure a successful future, …

Connecting Underserved Families with Nature

Connecting underserved families with nature through camping The National Wildlife Federation Seattle Office offered two Great American Campout events this summer to engage 300 campers from historically underrepresented and underserved …

Great Fall-Blooming Plants for Pollinators

Want to help bees? Take a look at Beesponsible‘s “Honey-Do” List to learn how you can make a difference for native bees in your backyard and community! Then visit our …

How Will Climate Change Affect The Future of Baseball?

Baseball is America’s oldest pastime. But as climate change takes a greater toll on wildlife all across America, the changes it will bring may have a lasting effect on the …

Connecting Austin’s Youth with Nature and Wildlife

The National Wildlife Federation works with educators across the country to introduce the next generation of conservationists to nature and the wildlife that call it home. The Federation was one …

A bird known as a limpkin unexpectedly spotted in Louisiana.

Birders, Snails and the Limpkin

For many birders like me, part of the thrill of birding is finding birds far outside their normal range, and to record one of these vagrant birds. A real achievement …

A Wildlife Week in Charm City

Baltimore’s urban landscape is teeming with diverse wildlife. Look to the tops of its tallest buildings and you might find the endangered peregrine falcon caring for her young. Peer into …

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