June, 2022

QUIZ: What’s Your Wildlife Personality?

We all have a wild side. What’s yours?

streets flooded in Annapolis, MD

Warming Waters, Wildlife, and Communities

It’s June 2022 and wildfires are erupting in the West, including in the place I call home: California. With high temperatures and dry conditions caused by climate change, these fires …

Harvesting nettles

Foraging in a Changing Climate

As spring passes and summer approaches, my mind always turns to harvesting on the land with my plant people community. Right now, it’s almost time to harvest my favorite treat …

sunrise landscape

Spotting Resilience Along Your Atlantic Coastline Beaches

As Spring fades to Summer and the weather gets hot, maybe too hot, it’s a wonderful time to visit the beach. From the chilly waters of Maine to the white …

Volunteers at the U.S. Capitol

Win for Wildlife: A YES Vote for Recovering America’s Wildlife…

Thanks to the tens of thousands of you who sent messages, called, and took to social media—the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass the historic Recovering America’s Wildlife Act! …

Community scientists doing pre-construction monitoring for terrapins and horseshoe crabs before a living shoreline is installed.

Restoration Project Monitoring–Why is it Important?

Restoring wildlife habitat is a wonderful way to protect the environment, but how does one know if a project is effective? – monitoring!  There are varying ways you can monitor …

Providing Clean Power Means Building New Transmission Lines, Quickly and…

The message on climate urgency has been delivered loud and clear in recent years. We need to eliminate global climate emissions as quickly as possible. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate …

Green metallic sweat bee

The Life of a Solitary Bee

Bee species’ behavior has fascinated humans for eternity. Throughout the world, we watch them buzzing from flower to flower, collecting pollen. From classical songs to company logos and home décor, …

Beautiful and healthy tricolored heron in a marsh.

Leveraging the Individual Voice at Maurepas Swamp: The Case for Public Input 

Corps reconsiders decision, selects Maurepas Swamp restoration for mitigating impacts from levee project “Take action!”“Sign this petition.”“Call your representative.”“Write your congressman.” People often think their individual voice won’t make a …

Japanese macaques

New Science on Same-sex Behavior in Wildlife

In honor of Pride Month, we are taking the opportunity to look at same-sex sexual relationships in wildlife—from sea stars and birds, to monkeys and apes. Thanks to a cultural …

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