Visiting Maine, I learn that beaver dams, composting and persevering plants work far quicker to make soil in rocky areas than weathering and erosion.
Salamanders are born in water but navigate land. They see well in the dark and can live more than 10 years. Some exude a toxin to fend off predators.
The presence of certain insects as well as leeches in wetlands, creeks, ponds and streams helps reveal whether the water is polluted or clean. Here’s what to look for.
Without meaning to, we humans have created ideal environments for Canada geese in many urban, suburban and rural settings. Here’s how to discourage them.
That overabundance of acorns is not a mistake, but rather trees’ coordinated effort to reproduce, affecting rodents, insects and humans.