Bat research

Bat research

At night, bats take over as pollinators and some plants rely on them to reproduce, but we don’t know everything about them. It may be commonly said that they carry rabies, but how many actually do? In a study by Jesse Bonwitt, Hanna Oltean, Misty Lang, Rochelle...
Native of the Month: Deer fern

Native of the Month: Deer fern

Dear fern – Blechnum spicantThe deer fern or Blechnum spicant (Greek for “spiked fern”) can be found in Europe, Japan, Northern Asia, and in the western part of the United States. In the U.S., it is commonly found from southern Alaska to California...
Sustainable Hiking Practices

Sustainable Hiking Practices

Outdoor ethics constantly evolves with emerging research, but many basic principles for trail use remain the same. We ask that you follow these simple guidelines to the best of your abilities when visiting SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve and other outdoor spaces. One less...