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Citizen Science Fireflies Insects Wildlife Survey

WVDNR launches citizen science project to track firefly sightings

In an effort to understand declining firefly populations, the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is launching a citizen science project to track lightning bug sightings in the Mountain State and need your help.

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Box Turtles Citizen Science Education Wildlife Wildlife Survey

Be a scientist and help WVDNR document box turtle sightings

The eastern box turtle population is declining in West Virginia and WVDNR is launching a citizen science project to better understand where these lovable reptiles are located.

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Education Wildlife

Try these wildlife activity sheets to keep the kids occupied

While the kids are home, we’d like to help keep them entertained and learning. The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources has put together a few fun activities for them to enjoy.

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Box Turtles Education Snakes and Reptiles Wildlife

Watch out for eastern box turtles

Whether it was in your backyard or on a hike through the woods, there’s a good chance you’ve seen an eastern box turtle at some point in your life. But do you know why they’re called that?

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Education Fishing

3 ways to introduce your kids to fishing without having to leave your house

If you love fishing and have an internet connection, you have everything you need to introduce your kids to your favorite hobby.