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Wood frog by Dave Huth.

5 Frogs Coming to a Pond Near You

The beginning of spring signals the return of frogs to local vernal pools, streams, and wetlands. Frogs are amphibians, which means “double life,” because they live part of their lives …

An Eastern Amberwing Dragonfly. National Wildlife Photo Contest entry by Nicholas Thompson.

Why Dragonflies Would Make Brilliant Spies

Dragonflies are the spies of the natural world.¬†They already have the deceptive cover. They are not dragons. They aren’t even flies. These fascinating creatures have been around for over 350 …

Birds in bird bath

Water: A Guide to the Most Magical Part of Wildlife Gardening

  |   May 2, 2011

One of the best things a wildlife gardener can do for birds and other wild creatures is to provide a dependable source of water in the garden.

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