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2014-05-30 23:03:32

National Wildlife Federation encourages families to reconnect with their wild side at Great American Backyard Campout on June 28th. Reston, VA (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Go wild this summer and explore the jungles in backyards with National Wildlife Federation’s widely popular national family event, Great American Backyard Campout. In conjunction with Great Outdoors Month, the annual event encourages people of all ages to camp in their backyards, neighborhoods, parks and campgrounds, as a...

2014-05-02 23:02:40

President Bill Clinton was the recipient of the J.N. “Ding” Darling Conservation Award for lifetime achievement by the National Wildlife Federation. Reston, Va. (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 President Bill Clinton is pictured with, from left to right, Larry Schweiger, president and CEO of National Wildlife Federation and Jayni Chase, honorary chair, at National Wildlife Federation’s Conservation Awards and Gala Event Wednesday night in Washington, DC. President Bill Clinton was the recipient...

2014-03-05 23:21:09

Microsoft-based and enterprise-class StratusLIVE software will streamline operations and enhance constituent relationships and fundraising efforts. Virginia Beach, VA (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 StratusLIVE, a leading provider of cloud-based fundraising and CRM solutions to nonprofit organizations, announced today the selection of its products by the National Wildlife Federation (NWF). In support of their strategic initiatives, NWF will be migrating from legacy systems to the StratusLIVE for...

2014-02-20 23:31:26

The investigative reporting website, 100Reporters, is expanding its outreach to anonymous tipsters willing to provide information about crimes against wildlife, thanks to a new partnership with WildLeaks. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 The investigative reporting news organization, 100Reporters (http://www.100R.org), has just agreed to partner with WildLeaks (http://www.wildleaks.org), a secure, online portal much like its own Whistleblower Alley, which welcomes tips from...

2014-01-17 23:02:46

NWF is the education partner for the movie and is providing resources to help kids, parents, teachers and animal enthusiasts of all ages. Reston, VA (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 National Wildlife Federation (NWF) is teaming up with Open Road Films, RedroverCo., Ltd. and ToonBox Entertainment for the release of The Nut Job, opening in theaters nationwide on January 17. As the education partner for the new animated film, NWF is providing resources to help kids, parents, teachers and animal...

2014-01-14 23:21:08

National Wildlife Federation’s Trees for Wildlife program helps communities and young people learn about the importance of trees for communities and wildlife. Reston, VA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 National Wildlife Federation (NWF) is currently accepting applications for youth leaders and organizations wishing to hold a sapling tree planting event this Spring as part of NWF’s Trees for Wildlife program. The program aims to educate and prepare a generation of conservation stewards,...

2013-12-20 23:02:26

Friending Fresh Air: Connecting Kids to Nature in the Digital Age details how kids’ media habits can both positively and negatively impact health, learning and social development. Reston, Va. (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 The advancements in technology over the last decade have changed the way children spend their free time, up to 10 hours a day inside according to the Joan Ganz Cooney Center. A great deal of this indoor time often includes using technology which, if unmonitored, may have...

2013-10-21 23:18:21

Largest International Environmental Youth Journalism Competition Spanning 25 Countries Reston, Va. (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 The National Wildlife Federation (NWF), the U.S. host of the international Young Reporters for the Environment (YRE) program, announces a call for entries for the Young Reporters for the Environment USA (YRE USA) competition. Youth between the ages of 13 and 21 are invited to enter by March 15, 2014, at: http://www.yre-usa.org/join. Young people may enter as...

2013-09-05 23:18:58

Fourth Annual Hike & Seek Nature Events Sponsored by National Wildlife Federation Reston, VA (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 National Wildlife Federation (NWF), America's largest conservation organization, is pleased to announce the fourth annual Hike & Seek™ cities happening around the country this fall. Hike & Seek is a cross between a scavenger hunt and a 1-2 mile hike with live wildlife displays, activities and fun interactive stations along the trail. The fourth annual...

2013-08-14 23:00:38

National Wildlife Federation Programs Help Connect Kids to Nature at School Reston, VA (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 In the coming weeks, parents and children across the country will prepare for the return to school: supplies will be purchased, outfits will be picked out and end-of-summer vacations will be taken. Sadly, for many kids, the return to school also means an abrupt end to outdoor fun. Whereas summer break is synonymous with camping trips, backyard adventures, water activities and...


Word of the Day
snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.