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Garden Quiz

Which Backyard Wildlife Species Are You?

We all have a favorite backyard species, beautiful birds, butterflies, mammals or other wonderful creatures. What if they’re your favorite because they remind you of yourself? Find out which species …

Cottontails feed mainly on herbaceous plants such as clovers, grasses, and low broad-leafed weeds in summer and buds, twigs, and bark in winter. (Photo: Chuanxiao Li)

Six of the Sexiest “Vegetarians” in Your Backyard

Enjoy these plant-eating beauties found in backyards across the nation.

Eastern cottontail

Photo of the Day: Salad Bar

Eastern cottontail munching on flowers Photo by Flickr member LAP75 See more of LAP75’s photos on Flickr >> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos …

Rabbit by Sarah Rose

Easter, Eggs and Your Backyard

As far as I know, no rabbit has ever left an egg in my backyard during Easter. But birds have, and with spring arriving earlier than usual this year, some of our feathered friends have been busy for days ahead of their normal schedules, building nests on my property. (photo by Sarah Rose)

Bald Eagle - NWF/John C Moerk

Save State and Tribal Wildlife Grants!

rocket frog

The Amazing Lives of Leaping Wildlife

Outdoor Kids: Time For You

In Search of Urban Critters

People often think they have to travel far to see nature. They overlook the nature in their own backyards, schoolyards, neighborhoods and yes, even cities. There is plenty of nature …

A Visit from the Easter Hare

Even Peter Cottontail would approve of the facts below, I think. Here’s some information on our little furry friends…. The Easter Bunny is getting ready for his big day this …

Raccoon

Mother Nature’s Late Show: 9 Tips for Watching Wildlife at Night

When the sun goes down and songbirds disappear into cover to roost, you might think that backyard wildlife watching is finished for the day. But the truth is that when …

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