Emily Stone

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Natural Connections - birds, animals, habitats

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Wed. Jun. 22nd, 2016

Cicadas

Emily Stone

Wed. Jun. 15th, 2016

Oh Honey

Emily Stone

Thu. Mar. 3rd, 2016

Traffic

Emily Stone

Thu. Feb. 25th, 2016

Mullein

Emily Stone

Wed. Dec. 16th, 2015

The Elegance of Moss

Emily Stone

In just 20 minutes, bone-dry moss can return to full vigor. This resilience of mosses is mostly due to their amazing ability to live thriftily and within their means.

Thu. Dec. 10th, 2015

Balsam fir

Emily Stone

A slight breeze through the treetops initiated a cascade of snow plops onto the trail—and down my neck. That got me hiking again. As I pushed aside a drooping branch, the movement released some of the fir’s wonderful perfume

Thu. Oct. 22nd, 2015

The Beaver’s Sparkle

Emily Stone

Beavers are not my favorite animal. Their drab, oily fur, plodding manner, and lumpy design don’t inspire the same feelings of wonder in my heart as a cheery little chickadee

Wed. Oct. 14th, 2015

Thistles and those who love them.

Emily Stone

As seed-eating specialists, finches are among the most strictly vegetarian birds of the world. While many small birds eat seeds, most of them also feed insects to their young.

Wed. Sep. 23rd, 2015

Borealis

Emily Stone

Wed. Sep. 9th, 2015

Isle Royale: How did you get here?

Emily Stone

We heaved our backpacks, loaded with high-energy foods, waterproof tents and warm clothing, onto the ferry dock just as the gray dawn was beginning to break.