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.
When it cannot avoid conflict, it will try to bluff its way out of danger.
The natural history of the turkey is intertwined with human history.
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 snapping turtle appears prehistoric because it is.
No one knows why the bees are dying or how to save them.
How does this tiny bird survive subzero temperatures?
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.