It’s old news that fungi transfer information chemically under the ground. This new discovery suggests that as fungi decompose wood, they might also be composing sonnets, love-poems, or grocery lists . . .
When I received the call from TILT that I was invited to be this year’s Kenneth Deedy, Environmental Steward, I was beyond excited! As the Deedy Steward I would spend time at three different nonprofits, . . .
Starting in late June and usually the entire month of July, daylight was consumed with the hay harvest on the farm. The fields that had been set aside for growing hay were cut and the hay was placed on wagons and hauled into the barn.
Research on the health benefits of being in a forest environment is so compelling that urban daycares in Finland “built” forests for kids to use.
Crossing the northern border is no laughing matter. Some time ago, I had an experience that has really stayed with me . . .
First your car catches fire, and then your house. Worse yet, your date kills you and devours your flesh without so much as an apology. Yeah, spiders are creepy , , ,
“Microplastic Pollution Discovered in St. Lawrence River” was the headline of a news release in September 2014, as McGill University . . .
As a young child I would wait until after dinner, then my dad would say, “Time to find the night!”
How did the breakfast come about: " In the early 2000’s, when Barbara Butts was President, the idea of a shore breakfast before the meeting was launched. Attendance grew and the news spread.
Why do we hate lions? For reasons beyond any logic that I can see, most Westerners have been brainwashed by the lawn-care industry to believe that dandelions are posies non grata in our landscapes.
Last year saw an infestation of Spongy Moth Caterpillars (formerly Gypsy Moth) and as we head into summer, it is apparent that our latest plague has returned in our area . . .
This is a story about a generous and humble man, S. Gerald Ingerson, who grew up and raised his family in the Thousand Islands.
Why do turtles cross the road in the first place? Roads are one of the least safe places for turtles – road mortality is the second largest reason for turtle population loss – so why do we constantly find them there?
The word is Vaccine: Yikes! Let’s get right down to it: a vaccine against poison ivy will soon be available, but only if you really, really, really want it. Promise.
My diary temporarily becomes a record of firsts — first trout lily, first muskrat, first loon. And for two consecutive years now, first sighting of fox kits.
If there was one animal that everyone on the island admired, it was the muskrat.
A 2019 organized boat trip inviting a formidable group of archeologists and specialists. The boat trip was an opportunity to demonstrate our region’s rich archaeological heritage.
The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) was signed into law on 1 January 1970. It’s one of the shortest laws in the US – a total of six pages. It’s short, sweet, and to the point.