Tundra swans’ long migration connects the isolated tundra to the urbanized mid-Atlantic.
You can't get too much winter in the winter. -- Robert Frost I usually wait for a day when temperatures are bearable but not too warm--25 degrees Fahrenheit isn't bad--and when there is a fresh coating of snow. The fresh coat of snow helps identify trails, tracks, and scats which otherwise may have been... Continue Reading →
At age fourteen I packed up some belongings and went to work at a Boy Scout summer camp in the Laurel Highlands--two thousand acres of Northeastern forest with a three hundred acre man-made lake. That summer while teaching youth about nature, I hiked the trail around the lake many times with friends. I caught frogs... Continue Reading →
[The turkey] is besides, though a little vain & silly, a Bird of Courage, and would not hesitate to attack a Grenadier of the British Guards who should presume to invade his Farm Yard with a red Coat on. - Benjamin Franklin February 2, 2014. A midwinter thaw allows temperatures to rise to... Continue Reading →