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How To Help

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Help save wildlife by using your voice, time, and resources — it’s easy to do! Up to one-third of U.S. species are at increased risk of extinction, and more than 1,600 U.S. plants and animals already have been federally listed as threatened or endangered. Simple actions add up. We need your help!

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Use Your Voice

  • Utilize your social media channels to urge others to protect wildlife, act on climate, and commit to conservation. 
  • Share National Wildlife Federation’s work and message using the hashtag #NationalWildlifeWeek.
  • Build your network and amplify your voice by joining the EcoLeaders community.
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Use Your Time & Resources

  • Plant native plants on a patio, in your yard or in a community garden or workspace to attract and support bees, butterflies, and birds.
  • Shop our tree-inspired products and a tree will be planted with every purchase! Also, honor someone with our celebration/memorial options that plant a tree and help the environment.
  • Get kids outside to safely and responsibly connect with nature.
  • Create safe spaces by seeking out and working with wildlife champions so everyone can enjoy nature and wildlife.
  • Make an individual donation to the National Wildlife Federation.
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More Symbolic Animals to Adopt

  • Besides Ranger Rick eco-friendly choices, we have a wide variety of additional animals to adopt that represent habitats and regions across America.
  • Adopt one or several — there are many adorable options to choose from!
  • With every symbolic adoption, you help support our mission to help wildlife thrive in their wild spaces.
  • Visit to adopt now!


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