Wildlife Facts

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Show Monarch Butterflies Some Love this Valentine’s Day

Will you be the monarch butterfly’s Valentine? If you will, we promise every heart will have a reason to flutter with joy. What could be better than helping rescue this … Read more

What Do You Know About Wildlife and Grasslands?

The grasslands of the United States are located primarily in the Midwest, from Texas to North Dakota. This unique ecosystem plays host to a wide variety of North American wildlife. … Read more

Wildlife Know No Boundaries

Imagine an open landscape of sagebrush, grassland and windswept rocky outcrops as far as the eye can see.  There, mule deer and pronghorn feed on native plants to grow fast … Read more

The Best Dam Water Engineers

Beavers may be our most important partner in protecting and restoring western streams and watersheds. By building temporary dams on small streams, beavers slow down rainwater runoff and snowmelt. This … Read more

Saving Red Wolves in the Wild with Amazing Foster Den Families

After disappearing from the wild and being carefully reintroduced and conserved, only about 40 endangered red wolves live in the wild in the entire world. They now make their homes in the … Read more

Critters That Will Give You Costume Goals

Halloween is the one time of year when we can dress up and become someone or something else. During this supernatural time of year, many of us put a lot … Read more

The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature

Nutty by Nature

The National Wildlife Federation is teaming up with The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature as an education partner to encourage families to support their local parks and help wildlife! … Read more

Gulf Oysters: A National Treasure, Providing Natural Defenses

When people on the Gulf coast think of an oyster, what immediately comes to mind are the big, juicy blobs on the half-shell. But oysters are not just a delicious … Read more

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Bald Eagles Soaring After Recovery

This Fourth of July marks the 12th year since the bald eagle glided off the endangered species list. Today, eagles soar in ever higher numbers and across all states, except … Read more

Opossums: Unsung Heroes in the Fight Against Ticks and Lyme Disease

With the huge rise in deer tick populations and the spread of Lyme disease, many friends of wildlife are welcoming opossums into their yards. Why? Scientists have learned that opossums … Read more