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Prothonotary Warbler

Field Notes: Beauty in Prothonotary Form

By Joe Brehm, Environmental Education Director

As we tiptoed along the overgrown trail at Greendale Wetland, one male prothonotary warbler sang its rich, direct song. One ... Read More

Freezout Lake, Montana

Field Notes: Bear Witness to the Beauty of Birds This Spring

(This is part of a series of Field Notes focusing on our feathered friends as we get ready for the Birds in the Hills Festival, ... Read More

Junco photo by Karen Mammone

Field Notes: Meet a Few of Ohio’s ‘Snow Birds’

(This is the first of several Field Notes focusing on our feathered friends as we get ready for the Birds in the Hills Festival, which ... Read More

Field Notes: Learn About Lichen While the Wildflowers Sleep

By Joe Brehm, Environmental Education Director

If you enjoy complaining about winter, you may not want to read this, because I’m hoping to give you one ... Read More

detail of mushroom

Field Notes: The Sting of Studying Local Food Webs

By Joe Brehm, Environmental Education Director

Though ours is one of the most benign natural regions in the world – few venomous creatures, mild climate, etc. ... Read More

Field Notes: Windmills and Desert Hares

Photo by Jim Harper, CC BY-SA 2.5

This Field Note is by Hazel Escobedo, AmeriCorps Member, Environmental Education

I wandered around the fifth-grade classroom, immersed in the ... Read More

Field Notes: A Hummingbird Encounter

This Field Note is by Joe Brehm, Rural Action Environmental Education Director

“But it had left something with him; as long as the hummingbird had not ... Read More

Field Notes: A Summer Eruption of Fruiting Fungi

This Field Note is by Joe Brehm, Rural Action Environmental Education Director

The cycles of warm rain and sunshine stimulate serious summer fecundity in Southeast Ohio ... Read More

Field Notes: A Walk Through Summer Woods

This Field Note is by Joe Brehm, Rural Action Environmental Education Director.

Fighting through an understory thick with invasive multiflora rose and the friendlier northern spicebush, ... Read More

Field Notes: In Search of Buck Moth Caterpillars …

This Field Note is by Joe Brehm, Rural Action Environmental Education Director.

Four to five months from now, if you are lucky, you may find yourself ... Read More


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