This time of year it’s not unusual to be walking through a garden or meadow and suddenly come across what… Read more Summer Spittlebugs
Over the past few centuries, Europeans and their descendants have done all too effective a job at introducing species into… Read more Acclimatization Societies and Invasive Species
It’s that time of year again, when millions of Americans celebrate our country’s independence by buying tons of fireworks to… Read more How Fireworks Harm Nature
I do a lot of internet searches in the process of writing my articles and books, putting together class materials,… Read more Are Insects Pests? On Loving the Unloved
I’ve spent years battling invasive species, particularly plants, with the goal of habitat restoration. It’s an imperfect process, of course.… Read more Invasive Species and Climate Change
One of my favorite parts of my ecopsychology class is teaching people about the concrete, measurable ways in which nature… Read more Nature’s Effects on the Brain
My previous two posts dealt with what to do if you find a baby bird or baby rabbit. This week… Read more I Found a Baby Deer! Now What?
Last week’s article went into depth about what to do if you find a baby bird. Today I want to… Read more I Found a Baby Rabbit! Now What?
It’s nesting season here in the Northern hemisphere, and numerous species of bird from songbirds to waterfowl to raptors and… Read more I Found a Baby Bird! Now What?
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