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Quiz: How Good is Your Great Blue Heron Knowledge?




There are a number of magnificent birds that can be seen in the preserves, and spotting a great blue heron can be quite a memorable experience. 

Whether they're flying overhead and casting a massive shadow on the ground, having a peaceful moment off in the distance or giving a frog the worst day of its life, these birds are amazing to watch.

But how much do you really know about them?

Take this quiz to find out. Even if you fail miserably, you're sure to learn a few things.

Note: If on a mobile device, click here to take the quiz.

Warblers Adding to the Sights and Sounds of the Spring Forest

5/23/2019

Spring is migration time for many songbirds, including warblers. These small birds add to the sights and sounds of the forest this time of year.

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Could A Vaccine Save Bats From White-Nose Syndrome? A New Study Shows Promise

5/20/2019

Researchers have developed a vaccine that could prevent bat deaths from white-nose syndrome, an illness decimating bat populations in much of the United States.

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The Plight of the Rusty Patched Bumble Bee

5/19/2019

The rusty patched bumble bee is the first bee in the continental United States to be listed as endangered. Here's why that's important.

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