Frogs and Toads

Exploring Nature, April 2024

Exploring Nature, April 2024

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive Just as farmers are hoping the spring dries up enough to get into the fields to mow hay, morel hunters are hoping for alternating rain and sunshine to...

Exploring Nature, February 2024

Exploring Nature, February 2024

After a snowfall, look for fresh animal tracks to identify. Hunt for shed antlers. Maintain bird feeding stations with seeds and suet treats. In late February or early March, wood frogs and...

Wonders of the Night

Wonders of the Night

My Chosen Spot Contest First Place Winner A gray rain spattered dismally down on the dripping earth. Forlorn rivulets of water trickled through little gullies in the soil and were lost in the larger...

Caption This Frog

Caption This Frog

Tree frog. Photo © Dirk Ercken/Dreamstime.com. We invite you to submit your caption for this photograph of a tree frog in the Bolivian rain forest. The photograph will be used on the back of the...

The Swimming Toads

The Swimming Toads

American toad singing. Photo © Kevin Shank. Once upon a Good Friday evening, I, with my family, which consists of four brothers and two sisters and Dad and Mom, went down to our pond to fish. And...