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February 22, 2018

The Pileated Woodpecker in Winter

Pileated woodpecker in Wisconsin. Photo © Steve S. Meyer

The pileated woodpecker is one of the most fascinating and beautiful birds to observe, especially in winter.

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The World Is Singing on BeastBox

BeastBox. Image @ Cornell Lab of Ornithology

If you love music or wildlife, you’ll enjoy directing the wildlife chorus on BeastBox, a nature beatboxing game from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

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Can You Ever Have Too Many Turkeys?

 The turkeys of Bald Hill Farm Conservation Area. Photo © Lisa Feldkamp / The Nature Conservancy

Citizen science provides opportunities to answer essential questions about how people — and the non-native species we've introduced — affect oak savannas, prairies and streams.

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Coming Soon in Cool Green Science

The 2017 field season. Photo courtesy of Jay Kerby / The Nature Conservancy

Fighting Fire with Native Plants

When bunchgrass ecosystems are intact, they limit both the spread of fire and the invasion of exotic grasses.

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