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Winter highlights about birds. Here’s also a chance to be astounded by the brain of the small black-capped chickadee. Here’s to them!
What dogs eat, what their waste carries, and how many dogs visit an area can have a serious impact on all sorts of ecosystems.
Not too long ago, I led a mushroom walk in central Massachusetts for the North Country Land Trust. Just prior to my foray, there’d been a mycological club foray at the same site, and the vast number of mushrooms collected by those foragers lay in waste on the ground near a picnic table. As a result, my own group encountered very few mushrooms.
Nature is closer than we think – present all around us in our busy cities. She has added a few activities to ease the journey of discovering urban wildlife.
Summary ꙳ Objectives ▹ This circle is a mindful Forest Immersion. It is structured so as to make the mindfulness of the experience explicit and accessible. Ideally, Forest Immersion (or Forest Attuning) happens in a forest, but it needs not be. You can pick a meadow, a beach, or your own garden. It is important however that […]
Top: Giuliana Furci wrote a field guide for Chilean fungi and set up the Fungi Foundation when she realized the unique organisms were largely ignored in Chile. Photo: Mateo Barrenengoa Fungi are fundamental to rich and sustainable ecosystems. But they still lack explicit legal protections. August 9, 2021 by Jonathan Moens In 1999, Giuliana Furci […]
In a recent review of hundreds of studies covering many species, we found that the presence of humans can alter wild animal and bird behavior patterns at much greater distances than most people may think.
Ideal internship for undergraduates and graduate students preferably studying environmental sciences, ecology, and/or conservation biology…