Wildlife Facts

Wildlife Watch for Bald Eagles this Winter

Winter can seem like a difficult time to watch for wildlife. Trees have dropped their leaves, a good number of birds have migrated south and many mammals have gone into …

Wildlife Watch with Twitter and Plurk

No matter where you are, you can participate in Wildlife Watch and let us know about the wildlife and plants you observe. Wildlife Watch is a national, nature watching program …

Share the Road and the Love for Wildlife with Subaru

Subaru is lending a helping hand to wildlife, by including NWF in their “Share the Love” Campaign. We are very excited to work with them and I’ll be interested to …

5 Things You Should Know About the Wild Turkey

True Americans The wild turkey is a true American species that is native only to the United States, Canada and Mexico. There are five subspecies found across North America. They …

5 Scary Wildlife Videos You Should Watch

Even though Halloween is over, it’s always a good time scare yourself and learn about fascinating species.  I figured I could tell you guys about some of the most fascinating …

Join Wildlife Watch and Discover Nature in Your Backyard

Do you enjoy taking nature walks with your family and watching for local wildlife? Have you spotted an interesting bird at your backyard feeder? Are you an amateur nature photographer? …

Fall Migration Update!

Fall is here and across the country migration is in full swing. But birds aren’t the only creatures to migrate south in the fall. Some species of butterflies and dragonflies …

MU Researchers Find that Submerged Oak Trees Store Carbon 2,000 Years Longer

The role that forests play in climate conditions is vast and complex, including conversion of carbon dioxide into oxygen, stabilization of coastlines and open terrain, shade provision, and the reflection …

7 Reasons Bats are Just as Cool as Batman

Batman, the hero of Gotham and star of The Dark Knight, is a good guy faced with intense obstacles that sometimes make him an enemy in the eyes of his …

In Search of Urban Critters

People often think they have to travel far to see nature. They overlook the nature in their own backyards, schoolyards, neighborhoods and yes, even cities. There is plenty of nature …

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