Tag Archives: Science

Birds on Decline, Maybe a Look at Sparrows Gives a Clue

The more I study birds, the more birds I see headed for decline around the world.

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Spring is Warning Us Again

This year has been a trying one for much of the country. Currently, the tornadoes and extreme flooding caused by low pressure systems and cold fronts ramming into warm fronts are making some real weather whiplash. Strange as it seems, … Continue reading

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Cicadas Emerge When Predators Are At Their Lowest

Always Something to Learn Have you ever stopped to be amazed by the periodical cicada when they make their Springtime appearance? They are so prehistoric looking too. They intrigue me. A behavioral ecologist with Cornell University, Walter Koenig, lead author … Continue reading

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