• Happy Halloween! For our final question from “Ask the Expert” on nocturnal animals: Are owls easy to spot in your backyard at night? What animals might you be able to see in your yard in the evenings?

  • We received several questions for our “Ask the Expert” topic on nocturnal animals. We’ll be answering them throughout the week. Our question for Thursday: Do animal markings, like those on raccoons, help them at night?

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  • We received several questions for our “Ask the Expert” topic on nocturnal animals. We’ll be answering them throughout the week. Our Wednesday question: Are some animals active during part of the day and the night? Or are there only strictly diurnal and nocturnal animals?

  • We received several questions for our “Ask the Expert” topic on nocturnal animals. We’ll be answering them throughout the week. Our Tuesday question: Where do nocturnal animals go during the day? And do night time animals always seek out dark spaces to spend the day or is that a misconception?

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  • Rob Mies posted an update 4 days, 21 hours ago

    The reasons that some animals have adapted to living at night include less predation, more food, and less competition. Many of these animals have developed features to assist in their nocturnal lifestyle: large ears, large eyes, and great sense of smell.

  • We received several question for our “Ask the Expert” topic on nocturnal animals. We’ll be answering them throughout the week. Our first question is: Why are some animals nocturnal and others aren’t?

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  • Julia Liljegren posted an update 1 week ago

    Came across this blog (“6 Excuses to Avoid Yard Work this Fall”) by Wildlife Nation community member Dani Tinker and thought I’d share with all of you. It was written last fall, but the content is timeless. Enjoy!

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  • Barn owl? Raccoon? Black-crowned Night Heron? Bobcat? Red fox? Orca? In the spirit of a little Halloween fun we ask, “Which animal do you think has the best mask?” Cast your vote in the poll on the right. (Voting ends at 11:59 p.m. on Halloween.)

  • Julia Liljegren posted an update 2 weeks ago

    How do you connect kids with nature at night? Read this blog for 3 ideas:

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  • WILDLIFE TIP: One of the best ways to attract neighborhood birds is with native plants. But when the season turns cooler, do you know the best native plants for your area that thrive in autumn? Since food sources can become scarcer in the fall and winter months, many birds look for a welcoming place to turn to. Your yard can be one of those…[Read more]

  • Donna Kert posted an update 2 weeks, 2 days ago

    I’m getting ready for another session of my nature photography workshops for kids! I’ll be at the Cromaine library in Hartland this Saturday from 10am-11:30 with an awesome group of young shutterbugs. We’ll be learning to see as we focus on fall and it’s going to be so much fun! :)

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  • Just in time for Halloween, we’ll be hosting another “Ask the Expert” session! October’s topic is night-time animals. Are Barn owls like this one easy to spot in your backyard? Why are some animals nocturnal and others aren’t? Ask your questions below by Tuesday, October 21. Just before Halloween we’ll post the answers on Wildlife Nation’s social…[Read more]

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  • Donna Kert posted an update 2 weeks, 3 days ago

    Hi Wildlife Nation! I recently had a photo shoot and created a slideshow that I thought this community might enjoy seeing. It’s all about two sweet little girls connecting with nature and the magic that happens from their experience. Just lots of fun. :)

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  • Julia Liljegren posted an update 3 weeks ago

    What should you do if you find a baby animal? Take this quick quiz and find out…

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