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Knocking Out Knapweed

Another July has come and gone, but not all of the fireworks are over.  The striking pink display of spotted knapweed, Centaurea stoebe ssp. micranthos, is still going strong in rangelands and old fields and along highways and railroad grades across the country.  Native to Europe, spotted knapweed was introduced accidentally to North America […]

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Take Me to the River

I’m headed to the Catskills to enjoy the woods and the river for a few days.  Last year I did a lot of botanizing, mothing, and bee photography.  Hopefully this year will be even better!

Fishing in the Catskills

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Biofuels and Habitat Loss

Renewable.  Sustainable.  Green.

All of these buzzwords make us feel good about our progress toward mainstreaming alternative energy sources.  We need to power an increasingly energy-hungry world in the face of global climate change, and we all know that fossil fuels are not the solution.

What often gets lost in the excitement surrounding “green” […]

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