Saturday, July 30, 2016

With the 100th anniversary of the extinction of the passenger pigeon fresh on our minds, I’m pleased to report an easy and inexpensive way that everyone can help prevent future extinctions of wildlife by simply mailing a letter.

While well-intentioned, feeding deer corn is still not advisable.

The concept of conservation, using resources sustainably over time, is relatively new.

Some promising sings for monarchs.

Last winter many readers wrote to ask how wildlife could survive the frigid polar vortices.

Passenger pigeons are an example why we should never underestimate extinction.

Fifty years ago, on Sept. 3, 1964, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Wilderness Act of 1964.
Lake Erie Algae

A little phosphorus makes Lake Erie the "Walleye Capital of the World," but too much phosphorus can lead to harmful algal blooms.

Insects thrive during the warmth of summer, and many are conspicuous and familiar.

When my wife and I left on vacation July 21, I felt pangs of guilt. I had been hosting a growing number of ruby-throated hummingbirds at my feeders since early May.
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