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Join the Hocking College Natural and Historical Interpretation Capstone students for a FREE event at The Market on State Street celebrating the wild and wonderful workings of the winter world. The event will feature fun, educational activities for younger members of the family and will take place at the same time as the Athens Farmers… Read More
Bees exposed to a type of insecticides called neonicotinoids dramatically changed their behavior — becoming sluggish, antisocial and spending less time caring for the colony’s young, researchers say.
Fungi, Lichens and more… Explore the forest in search of fungi, lichens and other organisms that are present in the fall. Learn about the ecology and function of these often overlooked organisms.
The “Family Day in the Woods” program is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 18 at Vinton Furnace State Forest. Held between 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., families will enjoy a day of wagon rides, nature walks, wildfire prevention activities with Smokey the Bear and other activities. The program is free, though families are encouraged to RSVP… Read More
After carrying her calf’s corpse for an unusually long time, a “remarkably frisky” Tahlequah, or J-35, as the orca’s known, was seen Saturday chasing a school of salmon with fellow members of her pod.
Insects are nature’s masters of disguise. Take a backstage tour of the largest insect collection in America to experience nature’s most convincing mimics.
A warming climate is knocking nature’s rhythms out of sync. High in the Rocky Mountains, scientists have been tracking the impact for decades.
North America’s largest amphibian, the Hellbender salamander, is in trouble. They are endangered in several states. A team in Ohio is trying to save them before it’s too late.
Ecologist Suzanne Simard shares how she discovered that trees use underground fungi networks to communicate and share resources, uprooting the idea that nature constantly competes for survival.
Many spiders ply the skies by riding “balloons” of silk. And they rely on something more than just the wind to take them high up and far away.