The scoop from NWF's website:
Read more about it, and find related activities (even download a different poster each day of Wildlife Week, each featuring nine wildlife species) at NFW's website.
About National Wildlife WeekHeld annually since 1938, National Wildlife Week is NWF’s longest-running education program. Even celebrities such as Shirley Temple, Walt Disney and Robert Redford have joined National Wildlife Federation to commemorate this unique event.
National Wildlife Week is a signature event of NWF’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.
How will you celebrate?
- Watch the animals at the Oregon Zoo receive St. Patrick's Day presents?
- Attend a talk on the endangered wildlife trade, presented by WildAid at the Oregon Zoo?
- Keep an eye on the Red-tailed Hawks nesting in downtown Portland, via KGW's Raptor Cam?
- Attend a free birding field trip, hosted by Audobon Society of Portland volunteers, at Tillamook Bay?