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David Mizejewski is a naturalist with the National Wildlife Federation.
Hawk Watching Tips and Hotspots During Raptor Migration
Learn about how to spot and identify hawks and where to go hawk watching during fall raptor migration.
Identifying Butterflies: A Helpful Cheat Sheet
Learn the Difference Between Albino and Leucistic Birds
How to Spot Common Winter Wildlife
Spot the Owl in Your Backyard
5 Beneficial Bees You Want in Your Garden
Get Up Close and Personal with Mysterious Mantids
Turn over a leaf and meet the intriguing hunters in your backyard.
Spotlight on Moths: Important Garden Pollinators
Learn essential facts about moths and how to identify them. Plus, find out how to...
Why Toads are Valuable in the Garden
Learn more about toads and why these amphibians are beneficial backyard guests.
Alternatives to Invasive Shrubs
Find out which invasive shrubs to avoid and what to replace them with.
Attracting Birds and Wildlife in Extreme Weather
From blizzards to heat waves we'll show you how to attract birds, bats and butterflies...
Bird Nesting 101: Guide to Late Nesters
They’re not done yet! Learn the bird nesting basics of these late nesters and find...
Birding Basics of Bad Rep Birds
Rethink your stance on these traditional “bad birds” with some birding basics from our expert.
Attracting Butterflies: 11 Must-Have Host Plants
Need help attracting butterflies to your yard? National Wildlife Federation expert David Mizejewski unveils butterfly...
Good Bugs for Your Garden (and 3 Bugs to Avoid)
Among the hundreds of thousands of bug species, not all of them are bad for...
Beetles: Beneficial Garden Bugs
Japanese beetles are an unwelcome sight to most gardeners, but there are plenty of beetles...
America’s Smartest Birds
Our smartest birds prove that the phrase “bird brain” is really a compliment! Learn which...
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