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Natural Features and Creatures in Your State
Need information on floods in Alabama? Streamflow in Rhode Island? Earthquakes in Hawaii? Butterflies in West Virginia? Birds in South Dakota? Copper mining in Wyoming? Map dealers in Kentucky? The U.S. Geological Survey has an amazing webpage that allows you to search for maps and data in your state.

Tracking the "People's Tree"
Americans followed the progress of the Capitol Holiday Tree on the Internet as it traveled the Santa Fe Trail to Washington D.C. The lighting is on December 13.

When the Weather Outside Is Frightful
Many people may be able to snuggle up in front of a warm fireplace when winter weather hits, but others may have fewer options. Here are links to government resources and information to help you get ready for cold weather.

See Wild Salmon Runs
This is no fish story. Well, OK, it is a fish story, but it's true. As salmon mature, they return to fresh water to spawn. See real-time video of endangered sockeye, chinook and coho salmon migrating in a small King County stream in Washington State right from your desktop.

The Birds of Big Bend
Big Bend National Park is a birdwatcher's paradise. It's home to about 450 species of birds, more than any other national park in the United States. Click on this site -- and be treated to bird songs as well.