Harvestmen or Daddy Longlegs? Truth or Myth?

Harvestmen or Daddy Longlegs? Truth or Myth?

By Emma Roth They have eight long, skinny legs and rounded bodies. They crawl all over trees and logs, finding small insects, plants, and fungi to eat. They go by different names, but the most common one I hear is Daddy-longlegs. They are misunderstood creatures,...
In Community

In Community

By Katie Finch Recently, I got married. I mention this because our experiences are the lenses through which we see the world. As I gave more thought to how to live and grow with another human, I also found myself drawn to partnerships and communities in the natural...
Monarchs in Trouble

Monarchs in Trouble

By Jeff Tome It is not really news that Monarch butterflies are in trouble. Their numbers have been dropping steadily for the last twenty or more years. Last week, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature put the Monarch on their red list of species that...
Through a Butterflies’ Eyes

Through a Butterflies’ Eyes

By Jeff Tome Shoes and I have a complicated relationship. I love them in the cold months when they protect me from the cold ground and snow, but cannot wait to be barefoot in the summertime. Shoes are the first thing that come off when I come home in the afternoon and...