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?
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
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
When I am teaching my class on Forests, Fire Ecology, and Climate Change, I always start with a basic introduction… Read more How Do Plants Fix Nitrogen?
The weather cleared unexpectedly today, and I had to run errands. So I took the opportunity to explore the newest… Read more Porter Point Porcupines
Last week I spent some time picking lupine seeds at Willapa National Wildlife Refuge. For the past few years I’ve… Read more Picking Lupine For the Greater Good