Sleeping bears seem to be able to sense the presence of intruders.
There are several stories explaining how witch-hazel got its name.
For such a primitive animal, the black-legged tick has a very complex life cycle.
Native land snails serve as cleanup crews of the ecosystem.
In North America, Snowy Owl irruptions have become an almost annual event.
Ghost Pipes aren’t green because they don’t photosynthesize.
It is the floral structure that is truly rich and strange.
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When it cannot avoid conflict, it will try to bluff its way out of danger.
See video and photos of VanRiper Conservation Area on a bitter January morning.
The natural history of the turkey is intertwined with human history.
Let’s wander the trails of Ellis Hollow during a sloggy December rain.
Explore over 240 acres at the Park Preserve, a living museum of forests, wetlands, meadows, and creeks.
The mink is a bioindicator for aquatic environments.
The North American wood frog is freeze-tolerant.
Fishers are a lot more resilient than anyone had expected.
The Wood Thrush often sings until nightfall.
Merlins seem to be a particularly adaptable species.
Although bobcats are secretive and solitary, they are fairly common.
The combination of kame and kettle glacial geology, elevation, calcium-rich waters, and cool temperatures is responsible for the unusual wetland plant communities found here.