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
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
Earlier this spring, yet another claimed sighting of the ivory-billed woodpecker (Campephilus principalis) made the news. This one was particularly… Read more The Ivory-Billed Woodpecker and the Spark of Hope
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 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