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...
Baffled by Birds

Baffled by Birds

By Emma Roth I am a self-proclaimed “nature person”. I grew up wandering around the woods, going on hikes, and camping. I’ve always loved exploring the natural world. I love flipping over logs to look for insects and salamanders, sneaking along trying not to scare...
Dusk to Dark by Jeff Tome

Dusk to Dark by Jeff Tome

Nightfall turns everything new. When the dark slowly takes away vision, every sound is magnified. A small animal scurrying through leaves sounds like a bear crashing through the brush. Familiar places turn unfamiliar when they disappear from view. There are many terms...
On Weather by Jennifer Schlick

On Weather by Jennifer Schlick

As I type, the wind is chasing clouds across a pale blue sky and making the boughs of the Scotch Pine and serviceberry trees outside my window bounce and sway. Now, here’s something a bit weird: Until recently, I don’t know why, I didn’t think of weather when I...