People and Wildlife

Bringing Nature Play to West Baltimore

As part of our growing portfolio of urban conservation projects in Baltimore City, the Mid-Atlantic team has transformed a large vacant lot into a free, immersive nature play space for … Read more

Tree Equity in Broward County

Three years ago, the National Wildlife Federation and NatureScape Broward (part of the Broward County Environmental Planning and Community Resilience Division) came together to launch a new project to help … Read more

The Importance of Birds – And How A Video Game Can Help Them

A young birder calls for awareness and action Humans have been fascinated by birds for as long as they have existed. Inspiring countless cultures around the world and across time, … Read more

Pronghorn Xing: a Two-Pronged Approach

Vehicle collisions, especially in Montana, have become an accepted part of the lifestyle of living in the West. It’s doubtful one could meet a person anywhere here that doesn’t have … Read more

Aedes aegypti, the primary Zika virus vector, feeds on human blood. Photo by James Gathany.

Three Natural Ways to Reduce Mosquito Bites

Mosquitoes are a persistent annoyance during the summer months, and while we can empathize with the fantasy of totally eradicating these biting insects in a tornado of poisons, we at … Read more

Buffalo: The Drumbeat of a People

Growing up in suburban Ohio, the image of bison (or buffalo, as they are traditionally referred to by tribes) roaming the western prairies was something relegated to the history books. … Read more

The Future of Campus Life: Learn How Campuses are reducing plastics and other waste

In the recent report by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) released in May, shocking news was shared about the health of the world’s wildlife populations … Read more

Celebrating Pride Month and Diversity in Conservation

Natural ecosystems are strongest and most healthy when they are diverse, and so is the conservation movement. June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month and for the first time the National Wildlife … Read more

Making Room for Wildlife in Surprising Places

The National Wildlife Federation is headquartered in Reston, Virginia, a growing suburb of Washington, D.C., and also the very first Certified Community Wildlife Habitat in the state of Virginia. I … Read more

Our Newest Affiliate: Southeast Alaska Conservation Council

We are excited to announce that Southeast Alaska Conservation Council (SEACC) has joined the National Wildlife Federation as our 52nd state or territorial affiliate. Inspired by the land, wildlife, cultures, … Read more