In March, and for the first time since 2008-2009, federal regulators closed all recreational and commercial salmon fishing off the California coast for the remainder of 2023 due to a … Read more
Crashing salmon stocks in California extend to Pacific Northwest
The Dual Nature of Rarity: Understanding Conservation Needs for Artificially versus Naturally Rare Species
Nature’s rarest and most endangered species face threats from all sides—but did you know that ‘rare’ and ‘endangered’ are not interchangeable terms? While some species—like red wolves—are indeed only rare … Read more
Can Turning Off the Lights Save a Sea Turtle?
Why Sea Turtles? Sea turtles are an impactful species along the Gulf Coast. They act as a home and transportation for many species like barnacles and algae, and – thanks … Read more
Surviving the Snow: The Amazing Adaptations of Three Winter Wonders
When the temperatures start to drop and the days get shorter, it’s easy to assume that the natural world goes into a state of hibernation. But the truth is that … Read more
NWF Celebrates 87 Years
Can you believe it has been 87 years since the National Wildlife Federation was founded? Today, the National Wildlife Federation continues to unite Americans with the common purpose of protecting … Read more
Quiz: How Many Eyes Can You Identify?
Can you guess which animal each eye belongs to? Look closely at the images of the eyes and see if you can identify the creature they belong to. Good luck! … Read more
QUIZ: Step Up to Bat
October is Bat Appreciation Month and Halloween is right around the corner. There are a wide variety of bats (not including Batman), but each plays a different role in our … Read more
Why are Bats, Owls, Toads, and Crows Associated with Halloween?
With the spookiest season in full swing and Halloween decorations abound, you might be wondering why certain animals are so often featured in our harvest-themed festivities. Why do plastic owls … Read more
How Do We Know Anything About Migrating Birds?
What is Aeroecology? Each August, billions of birds rally themselves for the long, dangerous migration south. With the abundant foods offered by the summer breeding season now dwindling in supply, … Read more
QUIZ: What’s Your Wildlife Personality?
We all have a wild side. What’s yours? Read more