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The Backyard Naturalist


Wondering what is located in your own backyard, that bird you saw on your last hike or how to learn more about the environment around you? The Division of Fish and Wildlife has created online learning resources for learning about our environment. There are:
  • Activities for children to do while exploring
  • Outdoor Skills to learn something new
  • Species ID to help become more familiar with the natural world
Who Am I?
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Learn-At-Home Outdoor Skills Species ID

If you have any recommended pages that you would like to see or have a specific "Ask a Naturalist" question, please send an e-mail to

Answer to "Who Am I?": Porcupine

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Last Updated: June 29, 2020