Educational Resources

Education plays a vital role in connecting people with wildlife. Through programs, curriculum, scientific reports, and more, the National Wildlife Federation is furthering knowledge about nature and wildlife, and inspiring future environmental stewards.

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Wildlife Guide


Explore America's wealth of wildlife with our online field guide. Get the facts on plants, animals, and wild places, and dive deeper into conservation topics.

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Educator Tools


Bring nature to the classroom with lesson plans, activities, and other resources that help educators share the wonders of wildlife, wild places, and conservation with their students.

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Education Programs


Through school and community programs focused on conservation and environmental knowledge, we're creating a lasting base of environmental literacy for today's youth.

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Delve into research reports on some of the topics the National Wildlife Federation knows best, including wildlife conservation, climate change, and connecting kids and nature.

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Where We Work

More than one-third of U.S. fish and wildlife species are at risk of extinction in the coming decades. We're on the ground in seven regions across the country, collaborating with 52 state and territory affiliates to reverse the crisis and ensure wildlife thrive.

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Regional Centers and Affiliates