Goldenrod Yellow by Jeff Tome

Goldenrod Yellow by Jeff Tome

The first splashes of fall color don’t come from the trees. They come from the flowers. Local fields are full of yellows, purples, and whites as fall flowers bloom in full force. Some look at these fields as full of weeds, but I look out on a field of goldenrod and...
This Fungi I know… by Emily Rechin

This Fungi I know… by Emily Rechin

‘Tis the season of death, or at least a long rest, in nature. The trees are bare, the grass has stopped growing, and the stems of plants brown, shriveled, and lifeless. Many in New York find the season dreary and mundane. Yet we are all guilty of not realizing how...
Mixed Company by Katie Finch

Mixed Company by Katie Finch

On a rare, sunny day in late November, Karen Hansen from Samsara Yoga Center in Jamestown led a reflective walk for the Audubon Remembers event. It was one of those days that is truly a gift in late fall. The clouds and rain predicted never materialized. Bright blue...
Winter Skeletons by Sarah Hatfield

Winter Skeletons by Sarah Hatfield

This is a revealing time of year. Without the leaves on many of the trees and shrubs, sightlines are longer, that which is hidden forms shadowy outlines and lurking forms. Sometimes it is downed tree, with roots now reaching toward the sky. Other times is a gnarled...