As I come across internet sites that I think are worth remembering,  I will post them here.

Birding & Bird Photography

10,000 Birds

  • A ginormous website dedicated to birds, birding & conservation

Birding On Broadmeade

  • Birder Mikael Behrens updates us on his birding trips to Lake Creek in Austin, TX


Online Sound & Picture Archives


  • A fantastic resource for bird song files

Wildscreen Arkive

  • Largest Online Natural Encyclopedia

  • Center for Biological Diversity’s collection of endangered species sound recordings

Texas Nature

Marginal Nature and Urban Wastelands

  • The blog of Kevin M. Anderson, the coordinator for the Center of Environmental Research in Austin


  • Fellow Texas Master Naturalists Jim & Lynn Weber follow the changes of the seasons in Texas in their nature blog

Texas Wildflower Identification

  • A very helpful identification guide for Texas wildflowers that breaks them out by color

Tree of Texas

  • A great site to use when trying to ID a Texas Tree

Texas Mushrooms

  • A cool archive of Texas Mushroom photos

Firefly & Lightning Bug Facts & Conservation

  • Educational resource on Fireflies

Native Plants & Wildscapes


  • Author & Gardner Pam Pennick’s Austin Garden blog


Nature Art & Journaling

John Muir’s Laws

  • A great site dedicated to stewardship through nature art & journaling – lots of how to resources


Nature Books & Naturalist Teaching Supplies

Acorn Naturalist

  • Naturalist teaching supplies


  • Wildlife, science and environment books and equipment



Mammal Watching

  • This site is for anyone who wants to watch mammals in the wild

Project Coyote

  • The definitive Coyote activist


Butterflies & Other Insects

Butterflies & Moths of North America

  • collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

The Best Books About Insects & Entomology

  • A list of 54 great books on insects & entomology



Center for Biological Diversity