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Meet the Squad of Mosquito-Eating Species

Mosquitoes are unwanted visitors to our backyards, but nature can offer solutions that don’t involve chemicals or bug sprays. Often overlooked and under-appreciated, the following wildlife species are especially helpful …

Why Dragonflies Would Make Brilliant Spies

Dragonflies are the spies of the natural world. They already have the deceptive cover. They are not dragons. They aren’t even flies. These fascinating creatures have been around for over 350 …

Damselfly

Damselflies, Dragonflies and Unexpected Discoveries

I’ve got a new hideout. At least that’s what my son calls it—the natural area by the stream down the street. We had stopped by the other day, hoping to …

Migration Begins!

August is waning and school is about to start.  Even though it’s technically still summer for another whole month, fall migration is already beginning for some species. The change of …

Fall Migration Update!

In Search of Urban Critters

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