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

    Crossword – Southwestern United States Investi-gator

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

    Crossword – Woodsy Owl

  • In pairs or in groups, you will identify five policies that exist in your school and analyze who they affect,…

    FACTivity – Out of the Penalty Box

  • In this article, scientists explore the different ecosystem services provided by prairie potholes such as soil nutrients, absorbing carbon, and…

    Fill Those Potholes! Identifying Ecosystem Services of Small Wetlands on the American Prairie

  • Over the next 25 to 45 years, scientists think the Nation’s population will double. As the population increases, cities, suburbs,…

    Out of the Penalty Box: Protecting the Environment through Policies

  • Over the past 40 years, Federal and State governments have provided financial incentives to private forest landowners. In this article,…

    Show Me the Money: Promoting Sustainable Forests in the South

  • National forests and national grasslands are managed for all United States citizens. Parts of these forests and grasslands, however, may…

    The Lands of Time: Understanding Land Grants in New Mexico

  • The scientists in this study were interested in exploring how the environmental conditions for wildlife species might change as landowners…

    Which Wood You Choose? – Forest Landowners’ Selection of Trees for Planting Forests Can Have Different Outcomes

  • The scientists in this study were interested in studying how climate change may impact rural areas in the United States.…

    Wide Open Spaces: Climate Change Impacts in Rural Areas of the United States

  • Test your knowledge on invasive species, invertebrates, and freshwater.

    Word Search – Ecosystem Services

  • Finished reading the Investi-gator (Northern Research Station)? See how much you learned by completing one or both of these word…

    Word Searches – Investi-gator (Northern Research Station)