Native Frogs You Can Find In Your Backyard

Once the weather starts to warm up, frogs and other amphibians will come out and play. Probably the easiest way to identify a frog is through the sounds they make. We put together a list of some species you can find in the US South. So next time you hear a “ribbit” you can tell […]

carpenter frog

A Beginner’s Guide To Hunting Mushrooms

If you’re trying to add a new hobby or always wanted to hunt for mushrooms, you may be wondering, Where do I start? We put together a guide about the basics of mushroom foraging for you. There are 5.1 million fungal species in the world. Some of them are poisonous like the Destroying Angel or […]

chicken of the woods

Why “No Mow May” Is The Best For Pollinators

Spring is around the corner, and the warmer months are arriving. That means that more Americans will get to spend more time outside thinking about their lawns. We’re all used to seeing clean and well kept lawns across the United States. Maintaining them can be costly and time-consuming. But have we ever asked ourselves what […]

13 Ways To Get Involved In Conservation In Your Community

Do you want to take the first step and get more involved in conservation but you’re not sure where or how to start? People tend to believe that conservation only involves marine biology or studies about endangered amphibians. However, conservation also involves politics, law enforcement, education, social justice, and many other areas of society. So […]

picking up trash is a great way to get involved

Easy Salamander Identification In The US South

Salamanders may look like lizards, but these curious creatures aren’t reptiles. In fact, salamanders are part of the amphibian family. Yes, they’re more related to frogs, but they’re not as vocal. Lizards have dry skin, while salamanders on the other hand have wet and moist skin. Sometimes a salamander will even use their skin to […]

Eastern Red Spotted Newt, an easy salamander species to identify