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    Leaf Litter Stunner

    by Todd McLeish | August 8th 2016

    A team of researchers has been studying the effects of adding extra leaf litter and… More…

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    Deer in the Diet

    by Todd McLeish | August 8th 2016

    Coyotes have become ubiquitous in the Northeast since they began colonizing the region in the… More…

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    Spruce Scrubbers

    by Todd McLeish | August 8th 2016

    Trapping carbon dioxide before it exits power plants, vehicle exhaust pipes, and industrial smokestacks is… More…


The Outside Story

Weekly Quotation

Today, rattlesnakes thrive where the human population is sparse – land that is wide-open, wind-swept, and remote. And like Beethoven, who couldn’t hear the sound of the very music he composed, timber rattlesnakes can’t see the view from where they live. They’re as myopic as Mr. Magoo.
—Ted Levin, "Timber Rattlesnakes," Northern Woodlands