Project Feederwatch!

Tomorrow, Nov. 10, is the first day to count birds for Feederwatch this year.  Project Feederwatch is a Citizen Science initiative that encourages people to set up bird feeders in their yards and count the birds that come to them.  These counts are useful to the the researchers at The Cornell Lab of Ornithology.  They […]

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Turtles galore!

WOW Thanks: Allen Lloyd For WOW’s Market Booth, October 27    How wonderful to have Allen Lloyd and his beautiful turtles back at our WOW booth! Many thanks to Allen and to his daughter Abby who made sure all of our WOW visitors had a chance to enjoy seeing and learning about these beautiful animals. […]

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WOW-Nature walk at Fisher Farm

Spiders, beetles, snails, cicadas, ants, slugs, millipedes — we discovered them all, and then some. Kids and adults were fascinated as Corey Sperling showed us each critter’s unique features, explaining how they lived and adapted to the forest. One especially memorable moment was watching a little boy who had gathered a daddy long-legs in his […]

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Lightning bugs or Fireflies?

OK, I’m a native Southerner, and we call these creatures lightning bugs. Nothing more fun on a hot summer evening than running around with your friends and catching a jar full of lightning bugs. Of course, you punch holes in the lid of the jar, and then you let them all go before you go […]

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