Branch Out for Wildlife

Celebrate trees and the important role they play for wildlife and our future for the 2013 National #wildlifeweek www.nwf.org/wildlifeweek
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Northern spotted owls depend on old-growth forests, that typically take 150 to 200 years to mature! #wildlifeweek

Northern spotted owls depend on old-growth forests, that typically take 150 to 200 years to mature! That's why conserving these forests is very important!

Moose can run at over 30 mph on land and paddle through water at 6 mph! #wildlifeweek

Moose: Moose are the largest members of the deer family, standing 6 feet tall from hoof to shoulder, and weighing in at over 1000 pounds.

Twelve Tree-Mendous Wildlife Facts for National Wildlife Week : Wildlife Promise

Our friends at the National Wildlife Federation have issued this cool poster with wildlife facts to celebrate national wildlife week.

The Oldest, Tallest, Widest and Biggest Trees in the World

The Oldest, Tallest, Widest and Biggest Trees in the World - Great resource for the Trees badge

10 Favorite Trees for Wildlife

Mountain lion in a Ponderosa pine — photo by Brenda Linskey.

Download the free poster for National Wildlife Week! (March 18th-24th)

National Wildlife Federation is releasing five posters during National Wildlife Week that feature 45 EXTRAordinary species of wildlife .

Crowns of the largest southern live oaks reach diameters of 150 feet - nearly half a football field! #wildlifeweek

Crowns of the largest southern live oaks reach diameters of 150 feet - nearly half a football field!

Reminder to love and respect all that trees provide us with. By Florence Weiser

Reminder to love and respect all that trees provide us with. By Florence Weiser

Preschoolers write adorable letter on why we need to save the trees

Preschoolers write adorable letter on why we need to save the trees

America's Forests -- They provide jobs and recreational opportunities, filter our air and water, and make up essential habitat for wildlife and natural resources.  But increasingly, we’re also recognizing that forests play an important role in mitigating climate change.

Steelhead and salmon fishery, challenging whitewater, and extraordinary wildlife viewing opportunities have made the Rogue River in Oregon a national treasure.

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