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  • A black and white illustration of a group of beetle larvae sleeping inside a tree trunk.
    Mountain pine beetles are important to the Western United States. They have a very special life cycle that includes staying…

    Beetles Are Supercool! Understanding the Life Cycle of Mountain Pine Beetles

  • PDF preview of the Spanish version of
    Mountain pine beetles are important to the Western United States. They have a very special life cycle that includes staying…

    Beetles Are Supercool! Understanding the Life Cycle of Mountain Pine Beetles (Spanish)

  • Illustration of children taking notes in a field
    Although scientists know that many weeks of low rainfall increase the chances of wildfires, they do not know which daily…
  • Illustration of children taking notes in a field
    Although scientists know that many weeks of low rainfall increase the chances of wildfires, they do not know which daily…
  • A black and white drawing of three piles of leaves; each holding a sign. One says
    In this study, the scientists studied trees growing on Puerto Rico, an island in the Caribbean Sea. The scientists wanted…

    Leaf Me Alone! The Movement of Nutrients Between Trees and the Soil

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    Wildland fires occur both purposefully and by accident. Purposeful fires include fires set by individuals to remove fallen leaves or…

    On Top of Old Smokey: Computer Wind Model for Predicting Smoke Movement

  • PDF preview of the Spanish version of
    Wildland fires occur both purposefully and by accident. Purposeful fires include fires set by individuals to remove fallen leaves or…

    On Top of Old Smokey: Computer Wind Model for Predicting Smoke Movement (Spanish)

  • A black and white drawing of a group of people standing with farm animals in a field at the edge of a town.
    Guanica Forest is a tropical dry forest in the southwest corner of Puerto Rico. In 1981, the United Nations recognized it for being one of…

    Some Things Will Always Change: Land Use in a Dry Tropical Forest

  • PDF preview cover of the Treasure Islands article. The cover is a photograph of an i'iwi, a small tropical bird.
    The scientists in this study were interested in learning about birds living in different sized kīpuka on the island of…

    Treasure Islands: Hawaiian Kīpuka and the Future of Native Hawaiian Birds

  • PDF preview of the word search from
    After reading “Beetles Are Supercool!,” see if you can complete this word search with the article’s glossary terms.

    Word Search – Beetles Are Supercool!

  • Dew It! word search preview
    Test your knowledge on wildfire, intensity, and humidity.

    Word Search – Dew It!

  • Leaf Me Alone! - Word Search
    Test your knowledge decomposers, organisms, and species.

    Word Search – Leaf Me Alone!