Introducing Wildlife Nation with Jeff Corwin, airing every weekend starting October 2 on ABC stations nationwide.

Through the expertise of biologist and conservationist Jeff Corwin and Defenders of Wildlife, this new weekly series will educate and empower future generations to work together to preserve and protect the planet's most astounding creatures and their natural habitats.

Wildlife Nation shines light on our country’s spectacular wildlife and the real and achievable solutions for conservation, from your backyard to the most remote wild places,” said Jamie Rappaport Clark, Defenders of Wildlife President and CEO. “We are excited to partner with Jeff Corwin, a longtime supporter of Defenders’ mission, to showcase conservation heroes in action as they work tirelessly with us to defend and restore wildlife across the nation.”

Simple Switches You Can Make Today to Protect Wildlife

Conservation takes action, and we can all play a critical role. Easy things like switching off your lights when you leave the office and swapping lead for alloys while fishing can go a long way in protecting wildlife. Learn about other simple acts that can make a big difference in helping the wildlife in your community!

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

Rescue, Rehabilitate and Release Means Hope for Sea Turtles

Nesting sea turtle, Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge, Florida
James Branaman

Did you know that Florida is globally important for sea turtles? Check out our recent blog about why protecting this habitat is important and what you can do to help.

Taking Flight: It’s Migration Time for These Special Birds

Sandhill Cranes against sunset and clouds
Patrick Myers, NPS

Migratory birds, including some red-tailed hawks, are starting their migration as the weather changes. Learn about the mysteries of migration and the vital law that protects over 1,000 species of birds!

Download the Northeast Junior Defender Workbook!

Masonville Cove Urban Wildlife Refuge Partnership kid

This printable workbook is filled with fun activities like word searches, games and coloring pages of animals that live in the Northeast!

Florida Manatee Silhouette at Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge
Image Credit
David Hinkel, USFWS

"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!

Activists Hub - At the Capitol

Take Action Today!

Add your voice to help protect wildlife and learn more about how you can get involved today!

Speak Out

Wildlife and Wild Places

Burrowing Owls
Loggerhead sea turtle hatchling
Ocean waves