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Tag: outdoors

Leave No Trace

This week’s blog post is written by Julia B, Monthly Blog Correspondent and Bass and Bucktals alumni. She illustrates the need to “Leave No Trace” and the importance of the idea. Julia also highlights the steps that one must take if you are to follow the guidelines for Leave No Trace.

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.

The Great Backyard Bird Count

This week’s blog post is written by Monthly Blog Correspondent and bird enthusiast, Peter. He tells us all about his experience with the Great Backyard Bird Count – an annual event that encourages birders across the globe to get out and spot their feathered friends, recording and submitting the data to assist research.

Loggerhead Turtles

This week’s post is written by Lakin, a monthly blog correspondent and Ursids alumni. She tells us all about some big, sea-loving creatures! They have a bit of a rough start at the beginning of their lives, facing some tough odds from predators, but they grow up to be pretty sizable contenders as adults.

Bird Watching

This week’s post is written by Zara, a Drummers alumni and monthly blog correspondent. She elucidates how bird watching is more than just watching the birds go by! Her passion for this hobby inspires us all to give it a try.