Hard to eradicate from the landscape, but also useful and beautiful.
Exquisitely adapted to a life high above the forest floor.
Masting has dramatic effects that ripple through forest ecosystems.
A secretive denizen of eastern U.S. and southern Canadian woodlands.
Their role in the landscape is larger than one would expect.
Many spring flowers depend on ant colonies to spread their seeds.
Damselflies are smaller than dragonflies and rest with wings folded back.
Identifying and protecting key habitats is essential for future population success.
Active only at night, these pint-sized mousers are normally silent.
Coal skinks are one of New York State’s four lizards.
These trees are widely naturalized, but they’re exotics.