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Information iconAmerican oystercatchers at Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge in South Carolina. (Photo: Ed Pivorun)

Wildlife videos can take you to wonderful outdoor spaces and show you amazing sights without your leaving home. What’s more, you’ll have a skilled interpreter at your side. That means someone who can show you what distinctive features and behaviors to look for in local wildlife – and why these matter. Get set to meet some caring and knowledgeable people who want to share their passion for nature with you.

 

Learning

Steelhead Eggs Hatch
Watch baby steelhead trout hatch from eggs at Quilcene National Fish Hatchery in Washington state.

Last Dance for the Attwater’s Prairie Chicken
(Texas Parks and Wildlife)
Once, one million Attwater’s prairie chickens roamed the coastal prairies of Texas and Louisiana. Now less than one percent remain. Watch biologists at Attwater Prairie Chicken National Wildlife Refuge in Texas try to save one of the most endangered birds in the state.

Busy Bees: A Lesson on Pollinators
Staff at Spring Creek National Fish Hatchery in Washington State explain how insects and birds help give us foods like bananas, nuts and coffee.

Just for Fun

Laysan Albatross mating dance
(Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge, USFWS)

Prairie Chicken Dance 
(Texas Parks and Wildlife)

 

Virtual Visits

National Wildlife Refuges through the Lens of Ian Shive
See the stunning natural beauty of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service lands and waters through the camera of photographer/filmmaker Ian Shive.
Audio described version

America’s Conservation Legacy
Learn how political cartoonist J.N. "Ding" Darling used his artistic skills to benefit wildlife and natural resources.

Kenai Refuge: Icefield to Ocean
Enjoy a virtual visit to one of the most famed and scenic Alaskan refuges.
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Closeness to the Wild
Follow Dom Watts, a biologist at Alaska’s Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, as he ventures into remote corners of the refuge and surrounding lands to fish and hunt.

Living National Monuments
Explore the five marine national monuments in the National Wildlife Refuge System: Papahānaumokuākea, Pacific Remote Islands, Rose Atoll and Mariana Trench (in the Pacific) and Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument (in the Atlantic).
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Take a Virtual Dive at Palmyra Atoll National Wildlife Refuge

Experience the beauty and biodiversity of Palmyra Atoll Refuge in the Pacific, one of the most important marine ecosystems on the planet.

 

Information iconFelice Yarbough and Jessica Jia explore marsh wildlife. (Photo: Virtually Wild! Texas)