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Winter of the Monarchs

This week’s blog post focuses on the Monarch Butterflies and the obstacles that are now in their way due to human encroachment on their habitat. Hannah K, 2nd year Monthly Blog Correspondent and a Brookies, Bucktails, and Drummers alumni, delves into the events that have begun to threaten the Monarch Butterflies’ livelihood.

Fragmentation: A Pandora’s Box for Birds

This week’s blog, written by a second year Monthly Blog Correspondent, Eli D, is ‘for the birds’! Eli, a Bass and Brookies alumni, often goes birding around Penn’s Woods. He explored a wooded area where birds inhabit places that are affected by habitat fragmentation, and muses over the benefits and costs to the ecosystem caused by these fragmented areas of wilderness during his outing.

Healthy Soils are Full of Life

This week’s blog post is written by Hannah, a 2nd year Monthly Blog Correspondent and Brookies, Bucktails, and Drummers alumni. Her role as a Conservation Ambassador led her to a new topic, soil conservation. After further investigation, Hannah is now well versed in soil conservation and lays out her research on why healthy soil is full of life in today’s blog.

Air Traffic

This week’s blog is written by Hannah, a Bucktails, Brookies, and Drummers alumni, and long-time Monthly Correspondent. She writes about a topic we don’t think about often when considering air travel: that we are sharing the friendly skies with our avian neighbors, and need to account for being in their airspace when we fly.

The Bald Eagle, an American Success Story

This week, Eli, a Brookies and Ursids alumni, shares with us more of his “Naturalist’s Notes.” He writes about our national bird, and their recovery after a significant population crash. His original photos of this majestic bird are truly stunning!