News & Blog
May 6, 2022
May 6, 2022
On a cool February morning, a visitor spotted three white puffballs. They were Great Horned Owl chicks, and they were in trouble!
Happy Fall Migration! It may have just started to feel like autumn, but for birds, the subtle change in daylight hours at the end of August was enough to trigger their urge to travel.
We’re entering the Dog Days of Summer in a much more literal way this year – with multiple coyote and fox sightings!
The Global Big Day is a challenge to bird watchers everywhere: see as many bird species as possible in 24 hours. Will you join the challenge?
Thank you all for joining us during Earth Month! Just because April is almost over doesn’t mean that you have to stop helping the Earth. There are tons of great environmentally-friendly things for you to do all year.
Get ready to go outside (even if it’s just in your backyard) and celebrate nature with us this week! In honor of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, we’re getting ready for two fabulous events – a virtual Earth Day celebration and the City Nature Challenge!
Nature isn’t just a place to find animals and plants. Nature is relaxing, refreshing, comforting, and inspiring. Do you capture nature’s beauty with a camera or sketchbook? Do you jot down poems or creative writing in a nature journal? Use your art to show us how us how important nature is to you!
Reducing, reusing, and recycling are some of the most important things we can do to help the earth, but they can also be really fun!
Welcome wildlife to your backyard! There are lots of ways to make your yard, flower bed, or patio into a wildlife-friendly haven.
Imagine you’re a chickadee designing a garden. What would it look like? When you’re a tiny, primarily insect-eating bird that nests in tree cavities, beautiful flowers and a well-manicured lawn are low on your list of priorities.
Why does the Arboretum get so many fall migrant birds? Because we have a lot of native plants!