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Mayflies: A fleeting beauty

Mayflies: A fleeting beauty

Mayflies more than make up for their slightly misleading name with their interesting lives and importance to wetland ecosystems.

How to help turtles safely cross the road

How to help turtles safely cross the road

With the warm weather approaching, our shelled friends will soon be on the move. With their mental maps set, they will head from their hibernation sites to nesting areas and spring/summer ponds and lakes. This often puts them in danger as they attempt to cross roads. If you happen to be driving and see a turtle in the road and can safely pull over, here is how you can help get them to safety.

Getting to know your neighborhood birds

Getting to know your neighborhood birds

It’s spring! Around us shades of color are brightening the landscape, as the red maples bloom and the first flowers appear in gardens. Color also arrives in waves of bird and insect migrations.

A Guide to Our Region’s Snakes

A Guide to Our Region’s Snakes

Our region is home to a number of snakes, most of which are harmless. Quickly become an expert in identifying the snakes you may come across in our region.