9 Cool Freshwater Fish You’ve Never Heard Of

Do you know the hardhead? The chiselmouth? Celebrate freshwater biodiversity with these cool fish.

Matthew L. Miller

Move Over, Cicadas: 5 Other Great North American Wildlife Hatchings (and Emergences)

Cicadas are in the news, but here are 5 other natural spectacles to catch.

Robert Annis

50 Fish, 50 States: Whitefish & the End of the World as We Know It

You can’t freeze time, even when ice fishing

Matthew L. Miller

50 Birds: Adventures in Backyard Birding

Birding may be the perfect nature activity. And you can start by looking out your window.

Matthew L. Miller

Easy Nature Adventures to Enjoy Near You

Our guide to fun and family-friendly nature activities, no special gear necessary.

Matthew L. Miller

Wingspan and Other Tabletop Games for Naturalists

Birding meets board game in this review of Wingspan.

Ken Keffer

What’s That Cloud? Your Guide to Cloudspotting

If you're curious about clouds, here are resources to get you started.

Justine E. Hausheer

A Field Guide to Freshwater Fish Watching

Your guide to enjoying the fish in your local stream.

Matthew L. Miller

A Field Guide to Finding Cool Moths

Finding and identifying moths is a growing nature hobby. Here’s how to get started.

Ken Keffer

Campground Critters: A Natural and Personal History

Outhouse porcupines led me away from camp…and to a naturalist’s life.

Matthew L. Miller

Tips for a Fun Nature Scavenger Hunt

Want your kids to have fun in nature? Start a scavenger hunt.

Matthew L. Miller

Nature Journal Confidential

You don’t have to be a good artist or writer to reap the many rewards of keeping a nature journal. You just have to be curious.

Cara Cannon Byington