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Tiffany

Stefni Krutz Wednesday, 15 January 2020

Tiffany

Nature inspires art. This is especially true of the Art Nouveau movement popular from 1890 to 1910. A major proponent of this style in the United States was Louis Comfort Tiffany.

Impressions in Snow, The New Year and You

Karl VonBerg Thursday, 02 January 2020

Impressions in Snow, The New Year and You

Check out this plant’s impressions! What impression do you leave?

Thorn Pig the Beech Muncher

Stefni Krutz Wednesday, 18 December 2019

Thorn Pig the Beech Muncher

The word porcupine comes from the old French word porcespin, meaning thorn pig.

Snow Stories

Stefni Krutz Wednesday, 11 December 2019

Snow Stories

Snow reveals wildlife activities that are usually hidden from us. It catalogs the actions of animals and holds them frozen in time for our perusal. It tells us stories.

The Bat Story

Stefni Krutz Wednesday, 04 December 2019

The Bat Story

“Tell me the bat story,” my toddler says. The bat story is a favorite around our house. I get this request weekly.

Replacing the decking on a 30-foot portable bridge

Kris Brown Wednesday, 27 November 2019

Replacing the decking on a 30-foot portable bridge

The WAC forestry program helped to repair the decking on a bridge at a timber harvest in Windham, NY.

Nature’s Food Plot in a New York Woodlot

Kris Brown Wednesday, 13 November 2019

Nature’s Food Plot in a New York Woodlot

It’s a bumper crop year for red oak acorns in the Catskills.

Golden Eyes

Stefni Krutz Wednesday, 06 November 2019

Golden Eyes

Just because Halloween is over doesn’t mean we can’t tell spooky stories.

Ghost Flower

Stefni Krutz Wednesday, 30 October 2019

Ghost Flower

In honor of Halloween, Stefni Krutz penned this poem about Monotropa uniflora, The Ghost Flower.

Backyard Monarchs

Stefni Krutz Wednesday, 23 October 2019

Backyard Monarchs

This summer to fall, Stefni Krutz captured the transformation of monarch caterpillars into butterflies in her backyard.

Streamside Spiders Eat Stream Bugs

Kris Brown Wednesday, 16 October 2019

Streamside Spiders Eat Stream Bugs

What if you were an aquatic insect preparing to spread your wings for the first time and saw this?

WAC Forestry research update: Tracking sediment pathways from skid trails to stream channels

Kris Brown Wednesday, 09 October 2019

WAC Forestry research update: Tracking sediment pathways from skid trails to stream channels

We want to know where, why, and how often Best Management Practices fail.

Poop Quiz, Hot Shot

Stefni Krutz Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Poop Quiz, Hot Shot

Everyone does it, though not everyone does it in the woods. But hey, poop happens.

What are those Tiger Swallowtail Butterflies Doing?

Karl VonBerg Wednesday, 11 September 2019

What are those Tiger Swallowtail Butterflies Doing?

Puddling… it’s a thing that butterflies do.

The Rotten Truth

Karl VonBerg Wednesday, 04 September 2019

The Rotten Truth

Do certain things catch your eye as you wander through the woods? I get drawn to things like: different colors, different shapes, things that seem out of place, odd looking things.

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