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looking for land/forest-forest mates

we are a small family (we have a 6 year old daughter) who has just purchased a 17 acre homestead outside of mossyrock washington.  we are l…

Started by laura brooks

0 Aug 21, 2014


I want to hear about your animal encounters, listen to your stories, and tell you mine! 

Started by Torin Tindongan

2 Nov 22, 2013
Reply by Filip Tkaczyk

What are your top 5 predator/prey combos?

I really enjoy observing the relationships between different predators and their prey.  My favorite is probably the pigmy marmoset hunting…

Started by Steve Nicolini

8 Sep 5, 2013
Reply by Jeremy Robert Williams

Naturalist Quiz # 3

Here are some fun questions to sink your mental teeth into. Some of these questions require longer answers.  See how well you do! 1) Which…

Started by Filip Tkaczyk

5 Aug 30, 2013
Reply by Torin Tindongan

Using iNaturalist

Making naturalist observations has its own rewards, and progressing along on your learning journey is a powerful process that can continue…

Started by Filip Tkaczyk

3 Aug 6, 2013
Reply by Filip Tkaczyk

Headless Bird

so I found this songbird laying on a vine maple roughly 2-3 feet off the ground along a trailside within the forest (under the canopy). the…

Started by Gabe Garms

1 Jul 23, 2013
Reply by Filip Tkaczyk

Naturalist Quiz #4 (medium difficulty)

Okay all of you naturalists.  Here is another one for you.  Good Luck 1) In 5 words or less, how are voles ecological engineers? 2) Defin…

Started by Steve Nicolini

4 Apr 17, 2013
Reply by Steve Nicolini

Getting bit by gartersnakes

If you, like me, love to handle wild snakes then at some point you will get bit by one.  If you handle them carefully, the frequency of bit…

Started by Filip Tkaczyk

4 Mar 13, 2013
Reply by ConnorOMalley

Can anyone recommend an area to watch Short-Eared Owls in their natural habitat?

I really like owls.  Especially ones with short ears. I am interested in observing short eared owls.  Does anyone know of a place in Casca…

Started by Steve Nicolini

3 Feb 23, 2013
Reply by Filip Tkaczyk

Bullfrogs vs. Oregon Spotted Frogs

The story of invasive species is a complicated one, and the transitions that occur when a new species shows up where it was previously unkn…

Started by Filip Tkaczyk

2 Jan 18, 2013
Reply by Filip Tkaczyk


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