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Monarchs of Western Pennsylvania

Cecilia is one of our Drummers alumni, and wrote us this blog post about the monarch butterflies she and her family find on her farm. There have been a few changes she has noticed over the years, and she shares her hypotheses with us…things to think about as we perhaps dream of warmer weather during these winter months!

February Student of the Month – Grace Stewart

Grace is February’s Student of the Month, and has been diligently working on a variety of projects to fulfill her outreach project goals.  She is a Monthly Blog Correspondent, a nature photographer, and actively promotes the Academy at… Read More

The Taveta Golden Weaver – scientific name: Ploceus castaneiceps

Written by Gabe, a Monthly Correspondent and Bucktails and Ursids alumni, this post talks about a showy and industrious relative of the sparrow – the Taveta Golden Weaver. While their song might not be “music” to our ears, they are still interesting and showy little songbirds!

Birch: ‘The Shining Tree’

This blog is written by Freya, one of our Monthly Correspondents and an Ursids and Bucktails student. This post talks about the birches of Minnesota – its the last leg of her written tour of the state for you, and I hope you’ve enjoyed traveling around Minnesota through her blog posts as much as we have!

Poison Ivy and Climate Change

This week’s blog is written by Mitch, a PA Drummers alumni and Monthly Blog Correspondent. He writes about identification of and how to avoid poison ivy – useful advice for everyone!