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  • Animals play an important role in maintaining the health of our natural environment. It is important to know the status…

    Born To Be Wild: The Current Situation and Possible Future of Wildlife in the United States

  • Animals play an important role in maintaining the health of our natural environment. It is important to know the status…

    Born To Be Wild: The Current Situation and Possible Future of Wildlife in the United States (Spanish)

  • Particulate organic matter (POM), which consists of small pieces of twigs, leaves, soil, and other items found in the water,…

    Caribbean Cruise: Examining the Movement and Quality of Organic Matter Over Time From Two Caribbean Watersheds

  • Almost everyone in the United States enjoys outdoor recreation, which is an activity that is done outside for fun and…

    It’s a Jungle Gym Out There! An Introduction to Outdoor Recreation

  • Almost everyone in the United States enjoys outdoor recreation, which is an activity that is done outside for fun and…

    It’s a Jungle Gym Out There! An Introduction to Outdoor Recreation (Spanish)

  • The scientists in this study were asked to develop information about the status of and trends in aquatic animal species populations across the United States.

    One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish–No Fish? The Current Situation and Possible Future of Aquatic Animals in the United States

  • The scientists in this study were asked to develop information about the status of and trends in aquatic animal species populations across the United States.

    One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish–No Fish? The Current Situation and Possible Future of Aquatic Animals in the United States (Spanish)

  • Do you know anyone who has gone snow skiing or snowboarding in the past year? Over the past 30 years,…

    Slip Sliding Away: Who Goes Skiing and Snowboarding in America?

  • Do you know anyone who has gone snow skiing or snowboarding in the past year? Over the past 30 years,…

    Slip Sliding Away: Who Goes Skiing and Snowboarding in America? (Spanish)

  • This spotlight explores how data collected by non-scientists can be used by scientists. The USA National Phenology Network is an…

    Spotlight – Nature’s Notebook: Taking a Pulse of Our Planet

  • Test your knowledge of habitats, ecosystems, and wildlife with a word search.

    Word Search – Born to Be Wild

  • After reading “It’s a Jungle Gym Out There!,” test your knowledge with this word search.

    Word Search – It’s a Jungle Gym Out There!