Field Guide: A-Z

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red maple

Red maples begin to bloom in early March.

Bald eagle chicks begin hatching in early March.

Turkey

Wild turkeys gobble through early May.

Photo of a female American black bear

Solitary black bears and females with 1-year-old cubs become active and search for food.

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Aquatic Invertebrates

Aquatic Invertebrates

Birds

Birds

Butterflies and Moths

Butterflies and Moths

Fishes

Fishes

Land Invertebrates

Land Invertebrates

Mammals

Mammals

Mushrooms

Mushrooms

Reptiles and Amphibians

Reptiles and Amphibians

Trees, Shrubs and Woody Vines

Trees, Shrubs and Woody Vines

Wildflowers, Grasses and Other Nonwoody Plants

Wildflowers, Grasses and Other Nonwoody Plants