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Whale Watching with Captain Paul Watson

Nicole Reggia, director of NTW, joined the onshore volunteers of the Philadelphia Chapter of Sea Shepherd, Captain Paul Watson and Cape May Whale Watcher for the annual "For the Oceans Whale and Dolphin Watch 2017", bringing awareness to ocean conservation. The crew and volunteers set sail for a day of whale watching off the coast of Cape May, New Jersey, observing marine mammals in their natural habitat. Speakers onboard the ship included Captain Paul Watson, Direct Action Crew members and Sea Shepherd Philadelphia's own Cove Guardians.

Captain Paul Watson (Animal Planet's Whale Wars) has been at the helm of the world's most active non-profit organization for 40 years and is responsible for the protection and defense of marine animals worldwide. The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society helps to end the destruction of habitat and slaughter of wildlife in the world's oceans. Sea Shepherd takes action to investigate, document, and take action when necessary to expose and confront illegal activities on the high seas. By safeguarding the biodiversity of our delicately balanced ocean ecosystems, Sea Shepherd works to ensure their survival for future generations.
read more about The Controversial Conservation Group That's Saving the Ocean

Direct Action Crew members Sea Shepherd in Cape may
captain Paul Watson in Cape May, NJ

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butterflyThe Great Outdoor Adventure

Now That's Wild team members, environmental scientist Stephanie Berardi and animal trainer and educator Brian Rothman, hosted The Great Outdoor Adventure at the Market Fair Mall in Princeton, New Jersey. Stylin Steph Productions, founded by Stephanie Berardi, created the nature event which was attended by several environmental organizations, land preserves and vendors. In addition to hands-on animal interaction, crafts and education, children had an opportunity to feed the butterflies in our live butterfly tent.

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Butterfly Hike with The Friends of the Wissahickonbitterfly Butterfly Hike with The Friends of the Wissahickon
NTW joined The Friends of the Wissahickon for a mini nature safari. Butterfly expert Kris Soffa led the group through the beautiful Andorra Natural Area in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, offering tips on how to raise butterflies at home. Kris discussed how to identify common butterflies and how to identify pollinator and caterpillar host plants to attract butterflies to your home and garden.

Friends of the Wissahickon is a non-profit preservation and restoration organization in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is the oldest and largest of the volunteer groups active in Philadelphia's Fairmount Park system.
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elephantJoin the Herd!

Now That's Wild's team member Dr. Jessica Dimuzio hosted a free storytelling and craft event called "Stampede for Elephants" at the Barnes & Noble bookstore to bring awareness to the conservation efforts to save wild elephants. Jessica is an award winning author, storyteller, conservation educator and a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania's veterinary medicine program.

Wild elephants need our help and are projected to be gone from their wild environments in ten years. Come join the "Herd" to save them!

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sea shepard Sea Shepherd Conservation Society
Now That's Wild director Nicole Reggia joined the staff of the Philadelphia chapter of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society for the premier of Warren Miller's International Ocean Film Tour at the Ritz Theatre in Philadelphia. This exceptional film showcased the dramatic effects of noise pollution on whales and told the story of a marine biologist and her all-consuming passion for sharks which are critical to ocean ecosystems.

Sea Shepherd is an international, non-profit, marine wildlife conservation organization helping to end destruction of habitat and the slaughter of wildlife in our world's oceans. Consider joining, volunteering or donating to the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society to help conserve and protect ecosystems and species.
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sea shepard Now That's Wild's nascent animal and nature lovers have shared their animal art in the spirit of awareness, creativity and appreciation of the natural world.

Gianna Testa, age 10 mary, age 9 Alex, age 7Brigid Absalom, Age 5 Gianna Testa, age 9Benjamin Tucker, age 5 Luke Smith, age 10 Raelyn Lumley, age 13 Raelyn Lumley, age 13 Raelyn Lumley, age 13 Patrick Lumley, age 7 Patrick Lumley, age 7 Patrick Lumley, age 7 Patrick Lumley, age 7 McKenna Kling age 10 Riley Kling age 8

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