Hibernation, cohabitation and other lessons in surviving the winter

As I sit bundled up on the couch drinking my hot coffee and writing this blog, blizzard Jonas rages … [Read more...]

The Perks of Winter Birding

Bundle up and grab your binoculars. Winter is coming. For someone who wrote her dissertation on … [Read more...]

Hello, spring! We’ve been waiting for you….

Image source: https://blog.ucsusa.org/final-epa-scientific-integrity-policy-benefited-greatly-from-public-input-and-now-the-really-hard-work-begins

If you are like me, you have been eagerly awaiting the change of seasons from the cold gray days of … [Read more...]

If there is global warming, why is my house covered in snow?

Record of average global temperatures from 1880 to present day. Credit: NOAA and New York Times.

In the discussion of global warming, there is nothing more confusing than winter. If you live in … [Read more...]