The Eastern Box Turtle is this week’s #sciencesaturday spring spotlight species! Read on to learn what they eat, where they live, and other special facts.
Discover a day in the life of an archaeological survey at the Preserve, led by resident volunteer archaeologist, Patrick O’Neill!
Find out how this resident spotlight species is more than a scavenger, and get to know the similarities and differences between American Black Vultures and Turkey Vultures.
Learn about some of the spring ephemerals at the Preserve, and why they may not be what they seem.
Learn about three of many the spring ephemerals popping up around the Preserve: spring beauty, trout lily, and Dutchman’s breeches.
Garter snakes are on the move at the Preserve, find out more about their natural history storiessss.
Next up in the Spring Spotlight Species, we focus on the lifecycle and behavior of the spotted salamander, a poisonous amphibian.
The first flowering plant at the Preserve has a variety of secrets to its success, beyond a memorable name.
Explore three native woodland orchids that are easier to find during winter right here in the Preserve!
Investigate the next #sciencesaturday species, witch hazel, and how this winter loving plant has a special relationship with moths.