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
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?
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
We often think of ecosystems as large areas of land and water that may cover many square miles. The truth… Read more What Are Whale Fall Ecosystems?
Click here to learn more about the How to Identify article series. Name: Northern Rubber Boa (Charina bottae) Range and… Read more How to Identify the Northern Rubber Boa
When I was a kid in the 80s, I remember hearing about tortoise shell glasses–also known as horn-rimmed glasses–that were… Read more Poaching Turtles for the Pet Trade
You’ve probably seen headlines about how we are currently in the sixth mass extinction that the Earth has seen (though… Read more As the World Falls Apart: Why Is Extinction Such a Big Deal?
One of my favorite fall activities is to check local streams for salmon runs. Here in the Pacific Northwest, and… Read more Why Forests Need Salmon
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
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?