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
Look at any list of “things you can do to save the planet/combat climate change/prevent extinction/etc.”, and you’re almost always… Read more Is Planting Trees Always the Answer?
I love sleep, and I love not having to wake to an alarm. It’s one of my favorite things about… Read more Habitat Restoration: Replacing Invasive Beach Grass with Native
Last week I talked about how Oregon and Washington were covered in several massive floods of lava that hardened into… Read more Ancient Oregon Floods, Part 2: The Missoula Floods
Last night I got to teach my first iteration of my Ecoregions of Oregon class for the year. This is… Read more Ancient Oregon Floods, Part 1: Floods of Lava