Wildlife Facts

5 Ways Restoring the Gulf’s Estuaries Will Help Wildlife  

The Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded on April 20th, 2010, but the restoration process is still underway. Payments from BP’s 2016 settlement will flow to the Gulf annually through 2031. … Read more

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QUIZ: Show Us What You Know About Trees and Wildlife

Are you up for a challenge? We’ve put together a quiz with some tricky tree and wildlife questions from our wildlife experts. Do you have what it takes to match … Read more

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Find Out Why These Ten Animals Are So Excited

Wildlife and clean water in Pennsylvania, Delaware, New York, and New Jersey got a boost last year when the Delaware River Basin Conservation Act passed and was signed by the President. The … Read more

Road to the Final Fur: And the Winner Is…

The mighty river otter blew the competition out of the water! Swimming past the cardinal, great horned owl, Atlantic puffin, sea turtle, and finally the arctic fox. This crafty critter … Read more

Road to the Final Fur: Round Five

This is it. The one we’ve been waiting for. The Final Fur Championship. Today and tomorrow the river otter and the arctic fox battle it out for National Wildlife Week … Read more

Road to the Final Fur: Round Four

Whether you are a parent, an educator, a college student or lifelong lover of wildlife, you can always learn more through our vast education programs. Consider starting a campus project, … Read more

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Road to the Final Fur: Round Three

There are only eight teams left on the road to the Final Fur! Read on to learn a little more about how the National Wildlife Federation helps keep each of … Read more

Road to the Final Fur: Round Two

The Road to the Final Fur kicked off in a furrenzy of competition! But only sixteen fierce species were able to advance to Round 2. Hailing from habitats that run … Read more

The Final Fur

And the winner is… The River Otter! Thank you for your help crowning our first-ever Final Fur Champion! Thank you for helping us celebrate National Wildlife Week by voting for … Read more

Road to the Final Fur Begins

This year, to celebrate National Wildlife Week, NWF will be traveling the road to the Final Fur. We’ve got 32 native North American species facing off for glory in the … Read more