National Wildlife (@NWF )

National Wildlife



Bio National Wildlife Federation works to unite all Americans to ensure wildlife thrive in a rapidly changing world.
Location Reston, VA
Tweets 25,2K
Followers 592,2K
Following 147
Account created 05-04-2007 20:21:30
ID 3554721


TweetDeck : After Superstorm Sandy struck the East Coast in 2012, NWF President & CEO Collin OMara & then Gov. Jack Markell surveyed the damage along the shore of the Delaware Bay. Learn more about how natural defenses are the best defense for coastal communities: bit.ly/2QVuouk

TweetDeck : Large milkweed bugs are protected by bright orange-and-black coloration, which predators associate with nasty-tasting chemicals in the plants they eat. Learn more the variety of insects that migrate hundreds, or thousands, of miles to new habitats: bit.ly/2y1TNuD

TweetDeck : In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, rare Puerto Rican parrots flocked to a feeding station at the Rio Abajo aviary. Learn more about the impact of hurricanes on wildlife: bit.ly/2NsCc9O

TweetDeck : At the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary off the coast of Massachusetts, humpback whales below the surface blow a perfect spiral of bubbles that act as a net to corral sand lance, a tiny forage fish on which the whales feed. Read more: bit.ly/2OYw8p9

TweetDeck : Limpkins feed near Floridas Myakka River, which flooded during Hurricane Irma. Learn about natural ways to reduce damage from storm surge, floods and wind, such as living shorelines, marsh renewal, & coastal restoration: bit.ly/2NsCc9O

Twitter Web Client : Coiled in a patch of clover, an eastern rat snake poses no threat to gardeners and helps control rodent pests. Learn more about helpful snake species: bit.ly/2pYlbWP

Twitter Web Client : New research suggests certain frog species, like the harlequin frog, may have developed stronger defenses against a deadly fungal disease. Learn more: bit.ly/2PC0BGJ

Twitter Web Client : This #HispanicHeritage Month, we celebrate HECHO programming that supports Latino communities in engaging with their conservation heritage through outdoor programming. Read blogs from this summers #LatinoConservationWeek: bit.ly/2RRuKn6

iPhone : Great #SNL spot on #trees makes critical point:

Every acre of trees we plant reduces (sequesters) 2-9 tons of carbon per year... that’s a lot.

Planting #trees & restoring #forests must be a big part the #climate solution. #ActOnClimate

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Twitter Web Client : Hurricane Michael — like Hurricanes Florence, Harvey, & Maria before it — has the potential to devastate communities & wildlife on our southern coast. Were working diligently to advocate for ways Congress can help safeguard coastal communities & wildlife: bit.ly/2C7aBnu

Twitter Web Client : Per an U.S. EPA report, the Renewable Fuel Standard was responsible for destruction of habitat for swift foxes, waterfowl, & pheasants. Yet the Administration wants to expand the sale of higher ethanol blends. Read about it here: bit.ly/2EbGtKl

Twitter Web Client : Each fall, members of our OR affiliate, the Association of Northwest Steelheaders, deliver thousands of Chinook salmon eggs to nearly 100 Portland-area classrooms. Learn more about engaging students with wildlife conservation: bit.ly/2zr33u6

Twitter Web Client : Happy World Octopus Day! Celebrate by reading one of our favorite National Magazine articles about these soft-bodied, eight-limbed molluscs: bit.ly/2NykIDQ #WorldOctopusDay 🐙

Twitter Web Client : Did you know more than a million common green darner dragonflies have been documented gathering for migration along Chicagos Lake Michigan? Learn more about migrating insects: bit.ly/2RxBoi9