Plants & Animals Online Resources

American Black Duck
Common Eidre
Crested Guineafowl

Game Birds of the World NEW

Game Birds of the World is the Madson Collection of mounted birds found in Hardin Hall. The Collection can be filtered by:

  • Region located
  • Taxonomy: Order
  • Common name text search
Norway Maple flower; eastern Cottonwood bark; Austrian Pine Twig  Ponderosa Pine cone

Regional & Community Forestry

Tree and Shrub identification by various parameters including:

  • Name (Scientific and Common)
  • Site Characteristics (pH, Salt and Drought Tolerance)
  • Other Properties (USDA Hardiness Zones, Fall Color, Native)
Blanchard's Cricket Frog
Garter Snake
Glossy Snake
Painted Turtle
Six-lined Racerunner

Amphibians, Turtles & Reptiles

The Guide to Snakes, Turtles, Frogs (& Toads), Lizards and Salamanders helps users identify herptofauna, but at times can be challenging. Our resources provide reliable information for fast identification. To begin, select which type of animal you wish to identify.

Interior least Tern and Piping Plover

Tern and Plover Conservation Partnership

The Tern and Plover Conservation Partnership works to protect endangered Interior Least Terns and threatened Piping Plovers in Nebraska. We do this by:

  • reducing the likelihood of conflicts developing between people and birds
  • increasing the amount of habitat available to nesting birds