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[13 Mar 2009 | No Comment | ]
Celebrate National Wildlife Week from March 16-20

Since 1938, National Wildlife Week has been essential to wildlife conservation, bringing awareness about the issue to people of all ages. Even celebrities such as Shirley Temple, Walt Disney and Robert Redford have joined National Wildlife Federation to commemorate this event.
Observing National Wildlife Week is a time to honor wildlife and ignite the minds of children and adults. Research shows that families connected to nature raise healthier kids and inspire a life-long appreciation of the environment. Be Out ThereTM!
For more information visit the National Wildlife Federation
SOURCE: National Wildlife Federation

Events and Happenings, Kids & Family »

[13 Mar 2009 | No Comment | ]
Celebrating Southwest Atlanta’s Urban Forest A Family Urban Forestry Festival

Join the National Wildlife Federation (NWF), West Atlanta Watershed Alliance (WAWA), and friends to celebrate southwest Atlanta’s incredible urban forest and its native wildlife.  Meet urban forestry professionals and community partners including Trees Atlanta, the US Forest Service, Georgia Forestry Commission, Atlanta Audubon Society, Chattahoochee Nature Center, and others.  The festival will feature educational and entertaining exhibits, presentations, hands-on activities, food, and special giveaways by NWF and its partners.
Festival goers will meet local wildlife, engage in forestry and wildlife games, and make fun crafts. They will learn new forestry and …