The National Wildlife Federation

April–May 2017

National Wildlife® // April–May 2017 Issue

President’s View: Connecting Millions to Nature

NWF gardening programs are growing generations of wildlife enthusiasts

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Disney's Bold Push to Save Wildlife—and Inspire Kids

The Disney Conservation Fund is striving to reverse species declines and entice children outdoors

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More Than Dirt

Science is showing how healthy soil can help save the planet—and how we can all help improve what lies beneath our feet

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Working for Wildlife

100th NWF-certified Community Named, Boundary Waters protected from mine and more

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News of the Wild

New insights on birds in flight, pollution confusing bees

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Skunks: Notorious—or Not?

Reeking reputation aside, skunks are full of surprises

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Broader Role for Botanical Gardens

Once known for exotic plant collections, botanical gardens increasingly focus on native species

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9 Tips for Gardening with Kids

One of the best things you can cultivate in your yard is a new wildlife gardener

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Weedy to Wonderful

Creating a wildlife-friendly garden that even the neatnik neighbors can love

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Going Native

Exotic garden plants can wreak unexpected havoc with indigenous species and ecosystems

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Nature's Witness: Snake Side Step

A photographer captures an image of a rattlesnake on the alert

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Shared Moment: Raccoon Peekaboo

A photographer captures an image of a raccoon peering from a large palm

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May Caption Contest

Submit your caption for a chance at winning a prize

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April Caption Contest

Submit your caption for a chance at winning a prize

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Photos of the Week: Kentucky Nature and Wildlife

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Photos of the Week: Kansas Nature and Wildlife

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Photos of the Week: Iowa Nature and Wildlife

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Photos of the Week: Indiana Wildlife

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Photos of the Week: Illinois Wildlife

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Photos of the Week: Idaho Wildlife

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