winter

Looking for An Excuse to Party? Here is a Squirrely One

Celebrate National Squirrel Appreciation Day on January 21, 2011 by giving these furry friends something to munch on as they scrounge for winter food sources. Read more

Move Winter Birthday Parties Outdoors

Warm up birthday party fun with three fresh-air activities Read more

A brook cuts through a winter landscape by John J. Stier

10 Comments about Winter from Henry David Thoreau

Winter is here, as residents in various snowy, icy, frozen parts of the nation have noticed. For many people it is a bleak season, with the first day of winter … Read more

Feeling SAD? How Sunlight Affects Health

Find out why it’s important to light up your life during the winter months Read more

Build the Best Snow Sculptures on the Block

Tips and tricks for creating a wild snowscape to wow the neighbors Read more

Lake Ontario, Justin Bieber & You: A Guide to Global Warming & Lake Effect Snow

If global warming is accelerating, how can Syracuse’s snowfall be breaking records? Read more

December Brings The Usual Snow Job From Climate Deniers

“Oh, the weather outside is frightful / But the fire is so delightful / And since we’ve no place to go / let’s all willfully misinterpret climate science and yell … Read more

7 Myths About Old Man Winter

Is every snowflake really unique? Do the days really get shorter? Can you really “catch cold” outside? Read more

Simple Holiday Crafts to Make With Your Kids

Use pinecones, twigs, and other natural objects to create inexpensive gifts for friends and family Read more

Fun Winter Outdoor Activities for Families — To Beat Cabin Fever

Cure your kids’ winter blues with these easy ideas for outdoor fun Read more