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In August, as children prepare to migrate back into the classroom, warblers must also get ready for a long journey.
Cicadas buzz in the still, stagnant air, and it’s been weeks since drops of moisture blessed your parched backyard.
The cricket’s song can recall the carefree summer days of childhood. But usually we reduce the chirping to background noise.
A tiny gray form about two inches long darts frantically along a rotting log, leaps off the end, and scurries beneath a thick carpet of moss.
It’s no accident that “ugh” rhymes with “slug.” Slimy, spineless creatures, slugs view their world through beady eyes on short tentacles that emerge from their fronts.
Brown recluse spiders occur in our area, but even where they are common, people don’t often find them.
Poison ivy! The name strikes fear in the hearts of many. But don’t let this plant keep you from enjoying the outdoors.
As summer temperatures heat up, pests common during this season come out to wreak havoc on our summer plans.
Eggs come in an amazing variety of sizes, colors and even shapes. Egg colors could fill an artist’s palette, from robin’s egg blue to a buffy pink, and even mauve, purple and green.
A “glittering fragment of the rainbow” is what an early American naturalist called the hummingbird.
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