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This community hosts a plant called skunk-cabbage that produces its own heat, allowing it to emerge and bloom in late winter—even with snow on the ground!
Wolf Trap is for music lovers. Get ready to tune up your ears for a new kind of music appreciation!
The birds and the bees—in addition to many other animals—help forests survive by pollinating many trees and other plant species. In turn, the forest provides habitat for the pollinators.
How can you tell if you’re in a successional forest—that is, one that may have been cleared in the past due to agriculture or logging?
How do plants attract the insects and other animals that spread pollen from flower to flower?
Plants along streams and rivers help keep the water clean by holding onto soil and filtering out pollutants.
National parks and other natural areas are welcome pit-stops for migrating animals that need to rest and refuel during their long journey.
These shallow bodies of water provide habitat for animals and plants during springtime, before drying up in the warm temperatures of summer.