Even though we’re all staying close to home, it’s important to remember that nature is a part of our everyday life—from spiders on bathroom walls, to sparrows living on tile roofs. Wildlife is much closer than you think.
In the past 80 years, the plumage of the Horned Lark has undergone a relatively rapid color change, which scientists believe is due to the conversion of Imperial Valley desert into farmland, which has caused the landscape to change from light to dark. This could represent the first example known among birds evolving different colors within recorded history.
Working at The Nat, it’s not uncommon to be asked: “Where are all the bumblebees?” Good question. Want to help us find them?
Nature isn’t something found only on trails and in reserves and we need your help documenting it. That includes taking photos of lizard love...wait, what?
President and CEO Judy Gradwohl shares a first-person account of a recent milestone for conservation: I had arrived early at the release site in case the egg transport went faster than anyone anticipated. This quiet overcast day marked the culmination of many years of hard work to return California red-legged frogs to their historic range in Southern California, where they have been absent for about 20 years.
Looking for something to do from home that still connects you to nature? We got you covered. This April marks the first Global Citizen Science month, and as luck would have it, it is also the first digital Global Citizen Science month.