Students and Nature

NYC Students Showcase Their Ideas for Creating Resilient Schools & Communities

  |   July 8, 2018

National Wildlife Federation’s Eco-Schools USA provides students, prekindergarten through 12th grade, the opportunities to learn about creating a more sustainable future for people and wildlife. The Resilient Schools Consortium is …

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 …

Alcoa W5 program Helps Massena Elementary Schools Earn Eco-Schools Recognition!

On June 4, 2018, Jefferson, Nightengale and Madison Elementary schools in Massena, N.Y., brought together friends, families and community members to showcase their second year of work under the Alcoa …

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 …

Nurture Nature and the Next Generation of Conservationists

  |   May 30, 2018

Let’s face it. Baby seals are irresistible. These freckled, whiskered, precious little pups turn up on beaches, shorelines, boat ramps and other unexpected places. How did they get there? Usually, …

Fashion & Fun for a Wildlife-Friendly Future

  |   May 30, 2018

It’s fifteen minutes before show time. Twenty-four student models are lining up, anxiously waiting for the show to begin. You can tell that the students are nervous but still, they …

Schoolyard Habitats Provide Resiliency in Houston Independent School District

In late August 2017, Houston, Texas experienced one of its most extreme natural disasters on record: Hurricane Harvey. The hurricane brought record rainfall and flooding to Houston, resulting in devastating …

Are There Really Black Panthers?

From sports teams to comic book heroes, the names of the world’s most revered wildlife are often adopted to convey a fighting or regal spirit. One need look no further …

Career and Technology Education is Crucial for a Green Workforce: Symposium Recap

The National Wildlife Federation recently convened a symposium of experts in Career and Technical Education (CTE) in Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia at its headquarters in Reston, Virginia for a …

Chocolate Chip Cookies Fresh Out of the Solar Oven

  |   May 4, 2018

Many students celebrated Earth Day this year outside in the sun, learning about wildlife habitats, local species, or, in the case of one classroom in New Jersey, about clean energy …

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