Category: "Environment"

Where is Your Home?

May 1st, 2019
Land conservationists have long spoken about the importance of person's sense of place. Place is more than where we live or where we stand, it is where we connect. Place once determined the way of life for every American Indian, since they were taught… more »

They're Here: Spotted Lanternflies Hatching

May 30th, 2018
Last summer I considered myself lucky. I had been spared the experience of living inside a swarm of the latest (and possibly greatest) pest problem to fly into my region of Pennsylvania. I found something this week, however, that proved my luck has ended … more »

Standing inside what could be.

June 9th, 2017
To some, the place might seem like any old, big woods. To me, it was something far greater. more »

Fission or fussion? A look at the science of social change.

November 16th, 2016
I’ve been silent, I know. For one thing, I felt this blog would get lost in the election chatter. For another, I couldn’t come up with much to write, at least not much besides expressions of sadness or fear, and I was pretty sure you've had enough of… more »

What's that smell?

March 31st, 2016
Yesterday I cut some hyacinth blooms and brought them inside. Pretty as they looked, my real intention was to enjoy the smell while I worked at my desk. Now, the office is absolutely lovely. more »