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5 Wild and Natural Climate Solutions You May See on Your Summer Vacation

Natural infrastructure and natural solutions to climate change are everywhere. Natural features and ecosystems like forests, wetlands, and prairies absorb carbon pollution and boost protections against extreme weather. As you …

The Rare Seal Population that Spends its Life in Freshwater

Iliamna Lake is the largest body of freshwater in Alaska and the home to a unique population of seal that spends its entire life in freshwater. Since most seal populations …

Planting for Three Seasons: Keep the Million Pollinator Garden Momentum Alive

It is estimated that there is now at least one or more pollinator gardens per block in most communities across the United States.  This is thanks to the approximately 8 …

Baltimore Wildlife Week: 7 Wildlife Fun Facts

  |   May 5, 2019

From orioles to blue crabs, Baltimore is home to an incredible diversity of wildlife. With Baltimore Wildlife Week just around the corner, here are some fun facts about species you …

Pika Pika: Real-Life Wildlife that Could Inspire Future Pokemon

In 1996, a toy and video game marketer’s dream took off with the simple phrase, “Gotta Catch ‘Em All!” Starting out as a video game from the Nintendo company, Pokémon …

Birds and the Bees: Remarkable Wildlife Bonds

Valentine’s Day: love is in the air, providing the perfect excuse to take a lighthearted look at how North American wildlife gets in on the concepts of friendship and romantic …

It’s Flu Season… For Wildlife

It’s flu season and humans aren’t the only ones suffering. Wild bighorn sheep across the west are contracting pneumonia and dying in alarming numbers. Biologists are pointing their fingers at …

Celebrating 83 Years: How well do you know NWF?

Can you believe it has been 83 years since the National Wildlife Federation was founded? Today, the National Wildlife Federation continues to unite Americans with the common purpose of protecting …

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Can We All Agree? A Baby Orca Needs to Eat

Whoop whoop! It’s a headline we’ve all been hoping for: New calf spotted among Puget Sound’s critically endangered killer whales. Along with the story is the photo of our unexpected …

Five Wetland Species Jeopardized by Clean Water Act Rollback

We all live downstream. And the only way to have safe water downstream is by protecting water upstream at its source. Despite this, the Trump Administration’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) …

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