If you live in New England, you are well aware that we are in the midst of one of the worst droughts in decades. Where I live in northeastern Massachusetts, we just set the record for the lowest rainfall in recorded history between June and...

The other day I posted a grainy video of a long, thin worm gyrating in a peanut butter jar full of water on the North Shore Nature Program’s Facebook page.  Here’s a slightly better photo. This animal was found in a drainage pond at the Town...

I love Fall.  In fact, it might be my favorite season.  The days are still long and (relatively) warm, and it's harvest season.  So many of our plants (in the garden, field, and forest), are now yielding the fruits they have struggled all year to...