It’s been an unusual spring here on the southwest Washington coast. While I’m gratified to see that we’ve gotten more… Read more Weird Weather, Or How We Broke the Jet Stream
Recently I read that the last rattlesnake roundup in Georgia is being renewed as a wildlife-friendly festival. Looking at the… Read more The Last Rattlesnake Roundup: Toward a More Sustainable Attraction
I recently read this article on the need for increased science literacy in the United States, and how our lack… Read more The Importance of Nature Literacy
Spring foraging season is here, and plenty of us are putting on our hiking boots and grabbing our bags and… Read more How to Forage Safely
Happy Spring, everyone! It’s truly my favorite time of the year, as the days lengthen, the plants start to green… Read more Foraging For Spring Greens
Last week I wrote about detritivores, those animals (and occasional plant) that ingest decaying matter and thereby help control diseases… Read more What Are Decomposers and Why Should We Thank Them?
Think back to biology classes you’ve taken and you very likely heard the terms carnivore (animal that eats meat), herbivore… Read more What Are Detritivores and Why Are They Awesome?
This quarter’s ebook is officially out! The Four Cs: A Quick Introduction to Climate Change explains what climate change is,… Read more New Book on Climate Change Available!
As winter begins to give way to spring here on the southwest Washington coast, I’ve started to see signs of… Read more Hold That Salt! Native vs. Invasive Slugs and Snails
Last week I wrote about why it’s important to preserve all sorts of ecosystems, not just forests. Today I want… Read more The Hidden World of Moss Forests