Written by Craig Leisher | December 5th, 2012
How many leaves can you fit in a bucket? Well…that depends. And it depends in part if you put those leaves through a blender. Join Conservancy scientist Craig Leisher as he attempts a somewhat wacky home experiment!
Written by Timothy Boucher | December 3rd, 2012
Hey birders: This winter, many species normally found in the northern boreal forests–White-Winged Crossbills, Snow Buntings and others–are showing up in more southerly climes. Our birding expert gives some pointers on getting in on the action.
Written by Matt Miller | October 29th, 2012
Eagles that ride with Mongolian horsemen, eagles that are worshipped, eagles that attack and eat people: The “world’s most fascinating bird” is even wilder than you think. A review of Stephen Bodio’s latest book, An Eternity of Eagles.
Written by Matt Miller | October 10th, 2012
Follow bison herds; record bison as they fight, bellow and urinate on themselves; collect bison bones; repeat. It’s just another “day at the office” for these student researchers from Gustavus Adolphus College.
Written by Jon Fisher | October 3rd, 2012
If climate change is just plain common sense, then why is ice growing in Antarctica? Spatial scientist Jon Fisher on the value of clear climate change communication.
Written by Matt Miller | September 26th, 2012
Sure, you can build an artificial bat cave, and they will come. But how do you make it perfect? Hint: It’s more than digging a hole in the ground.
Written by Matt Miller | September 24th, 2012
Bats are dying by the millions. Science has yet to find answers. Can a new experiment in Tennessee offer hope? Join our blogger on the front line of the battle to save cave bats in the United States.
Written by Eddie Game | August 27th, 2012
Replanting forests to improve water supplies only works depending on the type of tree, according to a new study. Conservancy scientist Eddie Game explains the findings.