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Tag: reports from the field

Winter in a Pennsylvanian Backyard

This week’s blog post is written by Laurie, a Gobblers alumni and monthly blog correspondent.  She brings us her observations of her own backyard – and a window into her world of how, even though it seems like everything slows down for winter, there’s a whole lot going on outdoors!

Christmas Tree Farms: Sustaining Traditions and the Environment

This week’s blog post is timely for those who are considering bringing a tree inside – if you are wondering about your options for this particular holiday tradition, our monthly blog correspondent, Cavan, has done his research to bring you the details about ecological considerations of Christmas trees!

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.