insects

Facts About the “Murder Hornet”

Recent documentation of the Asian giant hornet (Vespa mandarinia) in Canada and Washington state have prompted questions and concern about the species. While invasive non-native species are a real problem …

10+ Naturalist Resources for Identifying Wildlife

The animals we see, the sounds we hear, the forests, meadows and riverbanks we explore, all tell a story. As curious individuals, it can be difficult to recognize what we’re looking at, and …

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 …

Texas Wasp Moth

7 Moths that Make Butterflies Look Boring

I still like butterflies, but let’s be honest, moths need some love. They just aren’t as popular as butterflies, and they certainly should be! Both belong to the large order of …

5 Last-Minute Steps to Enter the National Wildlife Photo Contest…

Dirt, Bugs, and Raindrops, Oh My!

My kids playing on an iPad

Our Favorite Apps Where You Pretend to be Animals or…

Wheel bug (Arilus cristatus)

Photo of the Day: Wheel bug

Photo by Flickr member treegoat See more of treegoat’s photos on Flickr >> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be the next Photo …

Spotify Wildlife: Finding Bird, Amphibian and Insect Calls Online

While I’ve written about listening online before, I haven’t really covered how much a curious person can learn from nature just by listening to various wild melodies. With the huge popularity …

Ladybug on acorn

Photo of the Day: A Spot of Color

 

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