Species

Issue 6NatureNature Issue 6Species

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Swallowville: Pop. 200

The travellers who arrive here come from as far away as Panama and Colombia to this spot in the spring, where over thirty nest boxes stand. Welcome to...

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Issue 5NatureNature Issue 5Species

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The Butcher Bird

Out for a walk through a farmer’s field, you encounter a grisly scene: a mouse impaled on the thorn of a Hawthorne tree. What you’ve stumbled upon is the...

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Issue 4NatureNature Issue 4Species

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The Gray Jay

On November 16, after more than a year of debate, Canadian Geographic named the gray jay the national bird of Canada —and the outcry could be heard from...

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Issue 3NatureNature Issue 3Species

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Mean and Green: The Emerald Ash Borer

What’s small, green, flies and is less than an inch long? Not sure? It’s beautiful to look at, but it has a devastating impact on the ash trees around...

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Issue 2NatureNature Issue 2Species

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A Small Big Problem

It’s surprising how the tiniest things can have the biggest impact. A single microscopic larvae can be the beginning of a mushrooming, pervasive infestation...

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Issue 1NatureNature Issue 1Species

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Pop!

While common in creeks and ditches, not many locals in our watershed know about Jewelweed, also known as Touch-Me-Not. You’ve probably seen them beginning in...

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