Midwest Region


Weekly Wrap-up: July 11 - July 17, 2014

Our best stories from around the web and social media each week.

The luna moth's defense

Native or invasive? Can you identify this lily?

The thunder moon: first super moon of the year

Moose twins at Agassiz National Wildlife Refuge

Great news: Moose twins were spotted at Agassiz National Wildlife Refuge in Minnesota!

Huge puffball mushroom at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge

Is that a volleyball? Nope, just a huge puffball mushroom at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge in Iowa.

Have you found any interesting tracks lately?

Endangered Species Daily: Hine's emerald dragonfly

Driftless Area geology

Fan photos: Great blue heron

Get outside

Who's your nature buddy?


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