I recently put out a call for questions and article topics to folks on my monthly email list. I got… Read more Why Do Small Birds Chase Large Birds?
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
Recently I read that the last rattlesnake roundup in Georgia is being renewed as a wildlife-friendly festival. Looking at the… Read more The Last Rattlesnake Roundup: Toward a More Sustainable Attraction
I recently read this article on the need for increased science literacy in the United States, and how our lack… Read more The Importance of Nature Literacy
Spring foraging season is here, and plenty of us are putting on our hiking boots and grabbing our bags and… Read more How to Forage Safely
Last week I wrote about detritivores, those animals (and occasional plant) that ingest decaying matter and thereby help control diseases… Read more What Are Decomposers and Why Should We Thank Them?
Think back to biology classes you’ve taken and you very likely heard the terms carnivore (animal that eats meat), herbivore… Read more What Are Detritivores and Why Are They Awesome?