The site navigation utilizes arrow, enter, escape, and space bar key commands. Left and right arrows move across top level links and expand / close menus in sub levels. Up and Down arrows will open main level menus and toggle through sub tier links. Enter and space open menus and escape closes them as well. Tab will move on to the next part of the site rather than go through menu items.

The Buzz

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.

Quiz: Test Your Beaver Brainpower


We all know the saying "busy as a beaver," but how much do you really know about these buck-toothed rodents?

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Have Your Christmas Lights Been Cut? Blame These Troublemakers


Almost nothing kills the holiday spirit quite like looking out your window to find that the Christmas lights you spent hours hanging outside are no longer lighting up the winter night.

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Creature Feature: The Stunning Snowy Owl


Snowy owls are a prized find among bird-watchers, because the beautiful birds are a sight to behold set against a wintry backdrop.

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