March wildlife highlights of a lovely meadow right at the heart of a busy city in New England…
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Ideal internship for undergraduates and graduate students preferably studying environmental sciences, ecology, and/or conservation biology…
Caitlin is a master’s environmental journalism student at Boston University. She recently reached out to EwA for an interview about its Fells’ Citizen Science program. We invited her to join one of our fieldwork sessions to have a glimpse of what the EwA naturalist community projects are about.
“In the majestic Mongolian landscape, where the vast grasslands meet the endless dunes, herds of horses rove. Neither tethered nor constrained by fencing, they run and graze on the arid, windswept steppes…” —Jane Palmer Wild Encounter with the Last “Man’s Messengers to the Gods” I am leaving tomorrow and will reach the fantastic land of […]
Ten years after the crisis, what is happening to the world’s bees? Ten years ago, beekeepers in the United States raised the alarm that thousands of their hives were mysteriously empty of bees. What followed was global concern over a new phenomenon: Colony Collapse Disorder. Since then we have realised that it was not just […]
Shilpa’s Wildflower Highlights » Self-heal The Self-heal (Prunella vulgaris) is a herbaceous perennial plant from the mint family, it looks a lot like mint but it does not have the minty or other aromatic fragrance. The genus name “Prunella” comes from the German word for “quinsy” (a severe sore throat caused by a tonsil abscess […]
Shilpa’s Wildflower Highlights » Buttonbush Buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis) is an obligate wetland species found at the margins of lakes, ponds, swamps, creeks, in moist, poor drainage and standing waters. The genus name came from two Greek words, “cephalo” meaning “head” and “anthos” meaning “flower”. It is a native species to the eastern and southern United […]