Wildlife Facts

Tick-Tock: Climate Action Needed to Stop Tick Boom

Americans have a passion for the outdoors, but ask any hunter, angler, birder, or gardener and they will tell you that the environment is changing. Unfortunately, across the United States … Read more

Protecting the Jaguar – One Company at a Time

In the tropical rainforests and swamplands of Central and South America, prowls the third-largest cat in the world (and largest in the Americas): the jaguar. These rosette-spotted creatures are said … Read more

red fox and kit

15 Small Ways to Make a Big Difference for Wildlife

There are simple choices we can make in our everyday lives and small things we can do to make a big difference for all wildlife that we care about. You … Read more

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 … Read more

Eastern spotted skunk

The Mystery of the Spotted Skunk

The species of skunk that literally stands on its front paws when threatened is quickly vanishing from its historic range across our central, eastern, and southern states. Known to be … Read more

'i'iwi

Will This Rare Hawaiian Forest Bird Go Extinct?

Read wildlife photographer Jim Denny’s story of the declining Hawaiian i`iwi and the lobelia flower that depend upon one another. Then, please join with the National Wildlife Federation and partners … Read more

Yellow-breasted chat.

Five Migrating Birds That May Stop in Your Yard

Right now, more than a hundred and fifty species of birds are on their way northward from tropical wintering grounds to take advantage of emerging insects, budding plants and an … Read more

It’s Earth Day: Show Our Public Lands Some Love

Did you know the federal government manages approximately 640 million acres of public land? That translates to about 28% of the nation’s 2.27 billion acres! Multiple government agencies are charged with working … Read more

What to do When Foxes Move In

A National Wildlife Federation supporter has recently had some foxes take up residence in her yard. The fox den is roughly ten feet from her front door and she’s concerned … Read more

Jefferson salamander

Why Salamanders Love Vernal Pools

On a rainy spring night in a New Jersey forest, a Jefferson salamander stirs under the rotting log that hides her. At last, it’s time. She wriggles slowly through the … Read more