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  • The nun moth is a major pest of conifers and an occasional pest of broadleaf trees in Europe and Asia.…

    And Then There Were Nun: Trees That Could Be Endangered by a Nun Moth Invasion

  • In the Western United States, shallow rocky soils and a dry climate often make it hard for new trees to…

    Are We Having Fungi Yet? Helping Young Trees Grow

  • In the Western United States, shallow rocky soils and a dry climate often make it hard for new trees to…

    Are We Having Fungi Yet? Helping Young Trees Grow (Spanish)

  • Frogs are a species of amphibian. In recent years, there has been a decline in the numbers of amphibians worldwide.…

    As the Frog Hops: What Routes Do Frogs Travel in Mountain Environments?

  • In “Batter Up,” learn about how engineers designed a test to determine baseball bat breakage rates for different types of…

    Batter Up: Investigating What Type of Wood Makes the Best Baseball Bat

  • The research in this monograph looks at the use of prairie strips, which are strips of native prairie plants that…

    Cream of the Crop: Assessing the Environmental Benefits of Prairie Strips

  • After reading the Citizen Science edition of Natural Inquirer, test your knowledge with a crossword puzzle.

    Crossword – Citizen Science

  • Test your knowledge with a crossword puzzle after reading the Hawai’i-Pacific Islands edition of Natural Inquirer.

    Crossword – Hawai’i-Pacific Islands

  • After reading the Southwestern United States Investi-gator, test your knowledge with a crossword puzzle.

    Crossword – Southwestern United States Investi-gator

  • When a wildfire burns across a forest, logs and stumps on the ground may completely burn up. When this happens…

    Don’t Judge a Soil by Its Color: Exploring Forest Soil Following a Wildfire

  • From 1920 to 1950, a tree species called albizia (Falcataria moluccana) was brought to Hawai‘i from islands located north and…

    Don’t Litter the Stream: An Invasive Tree Species and a Hawaiian Stream Food Web

  • Some scientists think that wildlife is mostly dependent on the immediate natural area in which it lives. The scientist in…

    Goldifinch and the Three Scales: Investigating Songbird Habitats Near Rivers