Is there bad weather?

Is there bad weather?

By Jeff Tome People deal with the weather in many kinds of ways. Some people grumble. Others grouch about. Some are absurdly cheerful, no matter how cold and rainy it is. Some are simply practical about it. I would like to put myself in that practical category. I...
Life Lessons from a Cockroach

Life Lessons from a Cockroach

By Emma Roth Audubon is home to a number of animal ambassadors. Most of these are well known to our visitors: birds of prey, snakes, turtles, fish, hellbenders, and an ancient one-eyed toad. These animals serve a valuable role at Audubon. They teach visitors about...
Water, Water Everywhere

Water, Water Everywhere

By: Chelsea Jandreau As I drove from downtown Jamestown towards my home, I was well aware of the potential obstacle I was about to face. It had been raining all day and quite heavily for the past few hours. My chosen path was leading me towards a wetland near the...
The Importance of Death

The Importance of Death

By Sarah Hatfield We think of autumn as a time of harvest and brilliant color, a time when we can start to read more books and slow down and not feel so guilty doing so. Some might think of it as the ‘waiting room’ of the holidays, anxious to put up their lights and...
Masters of Disguise

Masters of Disguise

By Katie Finch This is the time of year we dress in costumes. We disguise ourselves as characters and take on different roles for the pleasure of being something or someone else. It’s a form of play. In the natural world, there are many animals that use disguise as a...