Author: AWatkins

Two weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend a workshop. Under the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative's Pollinator Conductivity Working Group, I listened to different presentations from Fish and Wildlife (USFWS), USDA, USGS, NRCS, and NPS personnel. One presentation where I learned quite a bit of info was on...

A couple years ago during a summer research program in Iowa, I met a few people who were into “herping”— the process of looking for amphibians and reptiles. I had never heard of such a process before, but it was something I very much...

Located along the southern edge of Lake Michigan, Indiana Dunes is the United States’ newest National Park. Formerly Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, the Park contains some of the most abundant plant diversity in the United States. a wild lupine meadow The Park is only about one...