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National Wildlife Federation focuses its conservation and education work in three major areas that will have the biggest impact on the future of America's wildlife:
  • Seeking solutions to global warming which poses a major threat to the nation’s wildlife
  • Protecting and restoring wildlife habitat, especially habitats that provide a home for threatened and endangered species
  • Connecting children to nature for a nation of happier, healthier kids. These connections in early life will teach children to appreciate and respect the natural world so they can be good conservation stewards in the future.

Additional Lessons


Lessons designed to introduce students to concepts of ecology, habitat care and species identification.


Lessons that explore ecosystems within the United States.




Lessons that introduce students to wildlife and wildlife behavior.

Amphibians and Reptiles

Birds and Butterflies

Endangered and At-Risk Species

Insects, Spiders & Invertebrates




Marine Wildlife

Variety of Wildlife

National Wildlife Lesson Archives

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About the National Wildlife Federation

The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) is America's largest conservation organization, inspiring Americans to protect wildlife for our children's future. NWF programs educate and inspire people to protect wildlife and wildlife habitat. For more information: http://www.nwf.org/What-We-Do/Kids-and-Nature/Programs.aspx.