Cats are wonderful animals and I love them dearly; they’re incredible companions, highly entertaining, and there are few things nicer… Read more Debunking Outdoor Cat Myths
You may have seen recent articles outlining the dangers of foraging books “written” by artificial intelligence programs like ChatGPT, and… Read more Why Artificial Intelligence and Natural History Don’t Mix
Click here to learn more about the How to Identify article series. Name: Cross orbweaver spider (Araneus diadematus), also known as… Read more How to Identify Cross Orbweaver Spiders
Earlier this year a study was released that explored the viability of alternative hosts for caterpillars for whom ash trees… Read more Why Insects Need Native Plants
Click here to learn more about the How to Identify article series. Name: Chicken of the woods (Laetiporus spp.), aka… Read more How to Identify Chicken of the Woods
Late last year, people around the world mourned the death of P-22, a geriatric male mountain lion (Puma concolor) who… Read more Why Do We Need Wildlife Corridors?
Summer is nearly halfway through, and while the days are still long there are already changes hinting at fall’s arrival.… Read more Why Have All the Birds Stopped Singing?
Some months back a study was released that demonstrates just how damaging climate change is to insects, particularly those in… Read more Why We Need to Care About Insects
Click here to learn more about the How to Identify article series. Name: Trailing blackberry (Rubus ursinus), also known as… Read more How to Identify Trailing Blackberry
I have mixed feelings about Michael Coren’s April 25 Washington Post article, “These 4 free apps can help you identify… Read more An App Does Not a Master Naturalist Make