It’s Derby time and all across the Island, anglers will be spinning fish tales. Some will have only stories, while others with more skill (or perhaps...
Tomato Hornworm
There is nothing I appreciate more than hearing from folks with inquiries, observations and article ideas. Susan Gomez and I ran into each other in...
spider crab
Portly, slow and trashy are only complimentary to a spider crab. Spider crabs, also called portly crabs, need little introduction.
cherries
It's late summer and I am finally getting into the spirit. My inspiration is a bumper crop of wild cherries, which will make for a very cordial...
coneflower
Dr. H.C.F. Meyer was a true believer. His passion was purple -- purple coneflower -- and it would be correct to say that he was the first...
crab spider
“Patience is the greatest of all virtues.” Though Cato the Elder figured this out around 200 BC, it is likely that crab spiders could...
tiger Beetle sand
These brilliant beetles are easy to spot and hard to forget. Spots are the way to identify the six-spotted green tiger beetle, but don...
Dewberries do it delectably! These little berries are delicious off the vine an can also be destined for drinks and dessert.
It was never a good idea to bug Johan Christian Fabricius.Fabricius was a Danish zoologist who specialized in insects and was way too busy for any...

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