Students and Nature

Naturalist David Mizejewski

Learn About (Not So) Scary Backyard Wildlife

As the National Wildlife Federation’s naturalist, I’m very excited to be teaching a free online class with our partner Varsity Tutors all about “scary” wildlife species that you might encounter … Read more

Fifth Annual NWF EcoCareers Conference: More Speakers, More Sessions, More Opportunities

The National Wildlife Federation hosted its fifth annual virtual EcoCareers Conference on April 7–8, 2021 to help high school and college students, as well as early-career professionals, plan and prepare … Read more

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Education Newsletter April 2021

What does spring signify for you? For many, it is the dawn of summer, a season filled with outdoor adventure and the chance to reconnect with nature. For others, it’s … Read more

Education Newsletter March 2021

A relationship is defined as how two or more concepts, objects, or people are connected. Often relationships are described or illustrated in silos, one existing separately from the other. However, … Read more

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Education Newsletter February 2021

One month into 2021, we welcome all educators to join us as we move forward and set a positive vision for the year. Teachers and students have incredible opportunities to … Read more

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Education Newsletter December/January 2021

As we began the 2020 school year, we leaned heavily on our ability to adapt. Educators, students, and staff around the country worked to adapt to new learning and teaching … Read more

Fish Eggs to Fry Zooms into Virtual Classrooms

As I walk into the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife office, I am nervous, but excited. It is my very first egg delivery day and I have spent a … Read more

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Education Newsletter November 2020

As temperatures fall around the country, we observe habitats flowing deeper into fall, and preparing for winter. Wildlife are busy employing their adaptations as the winter solstice approaches. Some wildlife … Read more

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Education Newsletter October 2020

This past month, we’ve seen numerous record-breaking, natural events unfold: wildfires out west grew in number and size, temperatures scorched California and many parts of the southwest, and incredible flooding … Read more

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Campus Quiz: Plastic Pollution

In the past 30 years, the entire world has shifted to single-use plastics for eating, drinking, and packaging merchandise that go straight into the waste stream, on to landfills, and … Read more