I recently read Richard Louv’s excellent book, Our Wild Calling: How Connecting With Animals Can Transform Our Lives–And Save Theirs.… Read more Living With Dangerous Animals
Fall semester has started, which means a whole new round of classes. While I don’t get as much consistency in… Read more Why Are So Many of My Foraging Classes Online?
Okay. Today I’m going to set facts and information aside, and write something that wells up from the cool, clear… Read more To Know Nature is to Love Nature
Imagine driving down a highway in a rural area with a group of other people. With every mile you pass… Read more The Green Curtain: What is Plant Blindness?
As fall migration begins, I’ve been watching the feeders outside my studio window to see how the cast of characters… Read more Three Billion Birds Are Missing. What Happened?
I was asked a while back about why some birds fly in a V pattern, and others fly in murmurations.… Read more Geese in Vs, Starling Murmurations, and Other Bird Flight Formations
There’s a saying that “there are old mushrooms hunters, and there are bold mushroom hunters, but there are no old,… Read more I Will Not Be An Old, Bold Mushroom Hunter: On Questionably Edible Mushroom Species
We’ve all seen the headlines: “Hero dog saves owner from rattlesnake!” “Hero dog saves owner from bear!” “Hero dog saves… Read more Hero Dog? How to Prevent Dog-Wildlife Conflicts
I recently got to see my very first purple martin (Progne subis) while leading a guided hike for the Friends… Read more Purple Martin Landlords Wanted!
I recently found out that Vespa mandarinia, dubbed by American media as murder hornets,(1) will now have a new common… Read more Murder Hornets? Not Anymore.