Meadows for Monarchs

Meadows for Monarchs

Spring has sprung, which means that nature is waking up and that species that have spent the winter down south are returning. Outside your window you might hear the sweet song of the robin, and in the garden, the green tips of tulips and crocus are starting to make an...
The Return of the Piping Plover

The Return of the Piping Plover

Introducing the Piping Plover: the cutest bird you’ve probably never heard of. These tiny shorebirds make their homes on rocky beaches across North America, nesting in sandy dunes and feeding on bugs and small marine crustaceans. At one time as many as 100 breeding...
Ringed Seals on Shrinking Ice

Ringed Seals on Shrinking Ice

The ringed seal, which gets its name from the pattern of light circles on its back, is the smallest of all seal species. They make their home in Canada’s Arctic where they hunt, sleep, and even have their babies on the sea ice. Ringed seals are well-adapted to deal...