National Wildlife Week March 15-21, 2010

Held annually since 1938, National Wildlife Week is the National Wildlife Federation's longest-running education program. This year's celebration, March 15-21, 2010, includes outdoor activities, games, and environmental service projects for kids of all ages. Celebrate National Wildlife Week by doing what comes naturally. Whatever you do—at home, school or play—do it outdoors and have fun! Climb trees, chase butterflies, dig in the dirt and celebrate nature. You’ll become healthier, happier and more connected to the world around you.

Get Wild At Home

Receive a custom Family Activity Passport featuring a week’s worth of local animals and plants to watch for, tips for gardening with children, and games. Download fun nature-themed activities, find local outdoor spots to visit with your family, and learn how your school can go green with Eco-Schools USA.

Get Wild At School

Receive a custom Educator Activity Guide featuring a week’s worth of local animals and plants to watch for, tree planting ideas, and ideas to make your school environmentally friendly. Learn how outdoor time enhances student readiness and performance, download nature-themed activities and lessons, and green your school (including its curriculum) with Eco-Schools USA.

Get Wild At Play

Receive a custom Family Activity Passport featuring a week’s worth of local animals and plants to watch for, tips for gardening with children, and games. Kids can green their interior habitats with ideas from Ranger Rick, build a milk jug birdfeeder and look for animals in their neighborhood.

 

Consider volunteering during National Wildlife Week to help make a difference in the life of a child!

National Wildlife Week is a signature event of National Wildlife Federation’s Be Out There campaign, an initiative to connect families and communities to nature, raise healthier kids, instill a conservation ethic, and inspire a life-long appreciation of wildlife and the environment. www.nwf.org/Get-Outside/Be-Out-There/Events/National-Wildlife-Week.aspx

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