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Wildlife Nation  >  Episode 12

Join host Jeff Corwin on an epic Alaskan adventure to help save some of North America’s most impressive feathered-flyers. Jeff begins exploring the old growth Tongass National Forest and learns how this ancient ecosystem has shaped the many birds that call it home. Later, Jeff visits the Alaska Raptor Center where he meets iconic bald eagles, beautiful great blue herons, lightning quick goshawks, and helps rehabilitated birds return to the wild. 

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For The Love of Birds

Birds have been dying off at an alarming rate, since 1970, we’ve lost over three billion birds in North America. We’re working on several initiatives to help migratory birds thrive. Read more about the Migratory Bird Protection Act and how you can help protect birds!

Biden Administration Protects Roadless Areas in the Tongass

Reinstating the national Roadless Area Conservation Rule is great news for the wildlife that call the Tongass National Forest home. Learn more about the many reasons protecting the Tongass is so vital!


Saving the Ancient Forests of the Tongass!

We’re working to protect the Tongass against the return of old-growth clearcutting that would be devastating for the wildlife that depend on this habitat. Learn more about protecting the Tongass and how many of our members and supporters, just like you, have played a huge part!

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