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Tag: winter

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.

Stink Bugs

This week’s blog is written by Lakin, an Ursids alumni, who got a whiff of a stinky insect and braved its stench to find out more. She investigated the “stink bug” and gives us all the details in her blog post, explaining why we see a sudden influx of stink bugs when the weather turns cool outside! What a stinky situation!

The Wood Frog

This week’s blog post is written by Peter, a monthly blog correspondent and Bucktails and Ursids alumni.  He shares with us lots of great info about a diminutive little woodland creature – who has a way of “keeping its cool” throughout the harrowing winter months!

Wintertime I.D. For Common Pennsylvania Trees

This week’s post comes to us from Peter, a monthly blog correspondent, as well as a Drummers and Ursids alumni. He writes about identifying trees in the winter when there are no leaves to rely on. This is not only a useful skill to have, it is also a fun way to spend time outdoors or on hikes!

A Mid-winter Mystery

This week’s blog post is written by Wulfgar, a Drummers alumni, who muses about how trees make it through the long, harsh winter months. His curiosity piqued, Wulfgar dug deeper into the mystery of what happens to trees during winter, and found out what special adaptations they have developed to survive.