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Introducing Wildlife Nation with Jeff Corwin, airing every weekend on ABC stations nationwide.

Through the expertise of biologist and conservationist Jeff Corwin and Defenders of Wildlife, this weekly television series educates and empowers future generations to work together to preserve and protect the planet's most astounding wildlife and their natural habitats.

Join host Jeff Corwin on an epic adventure from Florida to California to Alaska to better understand how climate change is impacting some of North America’s most iconic creatures. First, Jeff uncovers precious sea turtle nests on the beach of Boca Raton and discovers how warming beaches are affecting developing turtles inside the egg. Later, Jeff makes his way to California to understand how drought and habitat loss is impacting the giant garter snake. Then, Jeff makes his way to the remote wilderness of Alaska where bison and musk ox are adapting to the rapidly changing Alaska ecosystem.

Bringing Peregrine Falcons Back from the Brink of Extinction

Defenders’ president and CEO Jamie Rappaport Clark reflects on the collaborative effort nationwide among agencies, conservation groups like ours, and wildlife research programs to help an amazing species achieve a full recovery.

Protect The Endangered Species Act

Let your representatives know that wildlife and the environment are an important issue! Take action and urge them to defend this landmark law and protect threatened and endangered species for generations to come.

Behind the Scenes

It’s Time To Protect What We love

Conservationist and our partner Jeff Corwin reflects on a career of encouraging people to become passionate about exploring and protecting nature. Learn more about what inspires him to keep up his critical work for wildlife and wild places!

Home Sweet Habitat

When habitats are threatened, so too are the plants and animals that call these places home. People can help make sure wildlife sleep peacefully in their own beds, and in fact, we must.

The Intrepid Sea Turtle

In our newest blog, our senior Florida representative reflects on her experience filming episode two and how it connects to work we do to protect the wildlife we all cherish!

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"Adopt" Your Favorite Wildlife

Support Defenders of Wildlife in our mission to save endangered and imperiled species and the habitats they need to survive. Share your love of wildlife with friends and family today by symbolically adopting your favorite animal.

Adopt an Animal

After the Show

Our Work

Defenders of Wildlife works on the ground, in the courts, and on Capitol Hill to protect and restore imperiled wildlife and habitats across North America. Learn more about what we do!

For The Family

Find ways that your family can help take care of the plants and animals in your backyard with our fun Junior Defender activities!

Wildlife and Wild Places