NWF is teaming up with The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, the second in a trilogy of films adapting the enduringly popular novel The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien.
The film opens in theaters and IMAX® 3D December 13.
Hey Kids, Parents, & Teachers!
As the education partner for the film, we hope the popularity of the books and its themes of courage and nature’s beauty will inspire moviegoers and Tolkien fans to find their courage and take action to reclaim their homeland with NWF's Community Wildlife Habitat program.
Take Action to Reclaim Your Homeland!
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug continues the adventure of the title character Bilbo Baggins as he journeys with the Wizard Gandalf and thirteen Dwarves on an epic quest to reclaim the Lonely Mountain and the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor. Learn how to reclaim the places where you live, work and play with NWF's Certified Wildlife Habitat® and Schoolyard Habitats programs, or mobilize those around you to make a bigger difference by starting a Community Wildlife Habitat.
Every great quest needs a leader and an inspiring team with different roles and responsibilities, just like Thorin Oakenshield, from The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. He is the leader of the quest to reclaim the Dwarf’s homeland Meet the fearless leaders of these amazing certified Wildlife Habitat Communities and learn how you can start a heroic effort to green your community.
Search Wild Places!
The adventure follows the journey of title character Bilbo Baggins, who is swept into an epic quest that takes him and his companions into the Wild! Enter a zip code, city or state and NWF's Nature Find will show you parks, campgrounds, nature centers, zoos, and other places to explore the outdoors.