Sibley – Like An Oasis

Sibley – Like An Oasis

Migrating birds find Central Park an oasis amidst the metropolitan landscape.

Sibley – Language of the Birds

Sibley – Language of the Birds

Correctly identifying bird sounds is like earning a second language.

Sibley – Birdwatching 101

Sibley – Birdwatching 101

Some tips on finding birds from the famous author/illustrator.

Calling All Loons

Calling All Loons

According to Native American lore, the cry of a loon is the sound of a warrior, denied passage into heaven.

Loons – Do I Stay or Do I Go?

Loons – Do I Stay or Do I Go?

This season, young loons depart for their first annual fall migration. In three years, they’ll be back.

Reindeer Wend their Way Home

Reindeer Wend their Way Home

Reindeer are faced with the disappearance of their traditional migration routes.

Stealing Hearts With Stolen Songs

Stealing Hearts With Stolen Songs

Courting a female lyrebird with a repertoire of purloined calls.

Dawn Chorus Day

Dawn Chorus Day

It’s a day to celebrate birds’ remarkable singing and listening abilities.

Appalachian Spring – Poke and RampsDay

Appalachian Spring – Poke and RampsDay

Springtime brings the culinary delight of wild ramps to this Appalachian community.

Cueva De Villa Luz – Lethal But Healthy

Cueva De Villa Luz – Lethal But Healthy

If the rotten egg smell doesn’t get to you, then maybe the bats, spiders, or dripping sulfuric acid will.

Earth Day – The Pledge

Earth Day – The Pledge

Denis Hayes, chairman of Earth Day 1990, believes that it’s time for people to integrate environmental values throughout their whole lives. An archival program.

Earth Day – The Green Decade

Earth Day – The Green Decade

The founder of Earth Day outlines participatory events around the world. An archival program

Appalachian Spring – Poke and Ramps

Appalachian Spring – Poke and Ramps

Springtime brings the culinary delight of wild ramps to this Appalachian community.

Appalachian Spring – Plant Pharmacy

Appalachian Spring – Plant Pharmacy

In rural Appalachia, if you need to get to the drug store for something ailing you, the remedy might be found growing outside your door.

Long Live the Turtle

Long Live the Turtle

Can turtles help us live longer?

Pet Turtles

Pet Turtles

They make fine pets, but keeping a companion turtle may not be such a great idea.

Turtles – Havens and Hazards

Turtles – Havens and Hazards

Both help and harm can come from unexpected places.

Turtles in Trouble

Turtles in Trouble

Rare and protected species are poached and smuggled to Asia.

A Most Flamboyant Display

A Most Flamboyant Display

Part of the ritual of witnessing the mating rites of prairie chickens is waking up before sunrise and finding the right location – in total darkness.

Dream On

Dream On

Environmental ideas sometimes come from unexpected places.

Wild Turkeys

Wild Turkeys

It’s mating season for a uniquely American bird that’s been brought back from the brink of extinction.

The Amazing Sage Grouse

The Amazing Sage Grouse

The strange sounds of the male Sage Grouse are matched only by their equally unusual reproductive behavior.

Coral Reefs – Endangered

Coral Reefs – Endangered

What’s causing reefs around the world to bleach and die?

Coral Reefs – Up Close

Coral Reefs – Up Close

A classic example of symbiosis.

Seasonal Backyard Science – Insects

Seasonal Backyard Science – Insects

Even in winter, you can find springtails!

That Lump Could be a Turtle

That Lump Could be a Turtle

Get it on a sling, haul it out of the water, and call it in!

Rescuing Turtles on Cape Cod

Rescuing Turtles on Cape Cod

Migrating sea turtles get caught in the arm of the Cape.

Nature’s Sweet Treat

Nature’s Sweet Treat

Red Squirrels may be nature’s original harvesters of Maple sugar.

Harvesting Ice the Old Fashioned Way

Harvesting Ice the Old Fashioned Way

Every year at this time, folks in Tully, New York, harvest ice out of a frozen lake with horsepower and antique tools.

Navigating Adolescence

Navigating Adolescence

From the moment they hatch, penguin chicks must protect themselves from a hostile world.