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Trout Coming Home

This poem was written and sent to us by Jacob S., a 2013 PA Brookie.  It reflects the trout’s journey home to find a mate.  The accompanying photos, also taken by Jacob, show some beautiful winter scenes.  … Read More

Come Blaze a Trail With Me

Jacob S., a 2013 PA Brookie, shares his experience in the field as he prepares to blaze a trail for his Eagle Scout project this spring: “I went out hiking at the Howland Preserve today. The purpose of… Read More

Woodpeckers Under Siege!

2013 Bucktails student Nicholas M. recently discovered the nesting site of a Red Bellied Woodpecker, and documented its location.  It seems the site is under siege by European Starlings – hopefully the woodpeckers can defend their territory against… Read More

Reports from the Field: Snowy Owl

PA Brookies student Logan recently sent me an email to share his very exciting wildlife encounter.  He wrote: Last week I was fortunate enough to observe two Snowy Owls in the wild and was hoping to share my experience…. Read More

I See, I Say

The journal entry below was written by Philadelphia ZooCREW student, Natasha H.. during one of our times near a stream. Each year the Institute leads a field trip for students for the ZooCREW (Zoo Champions for Restoring Endangered Wildlife) program where we explore the… Read More