Migration and Ways Animals Survive Winter

Migration and Ways Animals Survive Winter

To the observant eye, the natural world around us sends many harbingers of spring: the days are getting longer, buds are beginning to swell and break on deciduous trees and shrubs, and here at SHADOW the frogs are singing their three-chambered hearts out. A very...
Sustainable Holiday Ideas

Sustainable Holiday Ideas

The season of holiday cheer is here!  Whether you’re decorating your tree, sharing a Kwanzaa feast, dreaming of next year’s Hanukkah, or celebrating other winter solstice or cultural traditions meaningful to you, we hope the season is filled with love and...
The Amazing Network Beneath our Feet

The Amazing Network Beneath our Feet

When you think of fungi, you may think of the incredibly diverse fruiting bodies we see above ground, but there is a whole network of fungal threads underneath the forest floor! This network of fungal threads, known as mycelium, intertwine with tree roots...