Image via WikipediaIf you live near a pond and want to help some researach for the National Wildlife Federation, sign up for FrogWatch. This is a frog and toad monitoring program that helps scientists with information from your backyard. Even if you are new to nature, there are guidelines to help you get started in FrogWatch. Basically you need to visit the site, register a location you will monitor, and learn about frogs and toads in your area. Simply monitor twice a week during mating season and enter the data online.
There are other species of wildlife your can monitor is frogs are not your thing, or you do not live in the proper location. Check out the site and start a new hobby!