Thursday, August 25, 2016

 By SCOTT SHALAWAY Every year, the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture designates a week in June as National Pollinator Week. The effort is intended to draw...

Though large and common, beavers are seldom seen unless you know where to look. The best time to see beavers is at dusk on...

Lesson learned: Grapevines are important to the ecosystem.

Let’s examine how small songbirds such as warblers, vireos and flycatchers act as keystone species in forest ecosystems.

When I walked to my office this morning, I noticed a female brown-headed cowbird perched high atop the tallest tree in the yard. For 10 minutes she surveyed the surrounding area.

Almost overnight, the old field below the house has greened up, and birds have set up nesting territories.Bluebirds were the first to lay eggs...

Birds vocalize throughout the year, but the purpose of the sounds varies. Always, however, birds sing to communicate.

By SCOTT SHALAWAYEarly childhood experiences often shape the adults we become. In my case, I remember going to the Philadelphia Zoo with my parents....

Morel season is a memorable time of year, and it's finally here!
hummingbird

The best way to attract hummingbirds is to plant native, nectar-bearing flowers.
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