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Nature's Witness - National Wildlife Federation - Exhibit

This event has been postponed in light of recent COVID-19 (Coronavirus) developments. Our building will be closed until further notice.

Polar Bear
"Polar Bear" by Paul Souders. A partially submerged camera captures the swipe of a polar bear swimming. Hudson Bay, Canada.

The National Wildlife Federation has selected 50 images from its National Wildlife Photo Contest, a competition that celebrates the power of photography to advance conservation and connect both photographers and viewers with wildlife and nature. Though the contest began 48 years ago, Nature’s Witness is the first-ever exhibition of contest photographs.

Starting November 1st, 2019, we invite you to wander our gallery and absorb the majesty of nature. Come witness its power, its beauty and its desperate need for our hands and our hearts. We must engage both to save species and the habitats that sustain them. Each of us can make a profound difference if we act. Just look at what we stand to gain – nothing less than life itself.

Young American Marten
"Young American Marten" by Tim Auer. Luxuriant fur insulates a juvenile American marten on a snowy February day. Wyoming, USA.

Bring your children to this family-friendly exhibit. Seeing everything from polar bears and alligators to baby opossums and breaching whales, kids will have fun and a chance to learn about a wide variety of animals – and perhaps even discover some new ones. We will provide complementary copies of the National Wildlife Federation’s publications Ranger RickRanger Rick Jr.Cub and others in our special kid’s area.

Nature’s Witness will run between November 1st, 2019 and December 31st, 2020. Visiting hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday at the AAAS headquarters in downtown Washington, D.C.

Until our building reopens, please visit this exhibit online.

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