Participate in Wildlife Watch and let us know about the wildlife and plants you observe where you live! Wildlife Watch is a national, nature watching program created for people of all ages.
Visit Wildlife Watch before and after your adventures in nature. Before you head outside, click your state on the dropdown list below. Review all the possible species and natural phenomena you might observe. After you return indoors, come back to Wildlife Watch and report the data online.
It’s simple, fun and you’ll learn a lot about the wildlife that exists in yourneighborhood. Plus you’ll be helping Wildlife Watch track the health and behavior of wildlife and plant species nationwide.
There are other fun ways to participate in Wildlife Watch:
- Share Your Wildlife Stories online. We want to hear about your experiences
- Join our Flickr group and post animal and plant pictures. First timers and
Don’t forget to invite your friends and family to participate. As the seasons change, so do the species on Wildlife Watch, so there are new things to see and observe all year-round!
Looking for Wildlife Inspiration?
Browse our photo gallery to find the beauty of wild animals and wild places at photos.nwf.org.
On 3/11/2014 Beth wrote:
I always thought that Chipmunks were Diurnal but this last week I have seen the chipmunk who lives under my deck out and about at 12 and 1 A.M... I have never seen this before but perhaps I was not looking. All the websites I looked at for info say that the Chipmunk is not nocturnal. Well, they are wrong. This little guy is, very much so. Perhaps the people who care about this could take a second look. I have seen him se...
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