common milkweed
Asklepios, the Greek god of healing and medicine, was known for his life-savings abilities.Ironically, the genus of his botanical namesake, Asclepia...
hermit crab
The housing crisis affects us all. While the ups and downs of the Island real estate market are not a major concern for these crustaceans,...
We are all fired up at Felix Neck! And why shouldn’t we be? Summer staff is here, camp is going strong and we are getting ready for...
Atlantic Chilton
It might be taking it too far calling us two peas in a pod. The more I learn, however, the more alike we seem. Maybe this is an inter-species example...
Newspaper man Horace Greeley was overly optimistic in his assessment of the outcome of the battle between human and pest. In the mid 1800s, he...
poppy
You could blame the devil for spawning this horned plant. Or you could hold Thomas Jefferson responsible for its appearance on America’...
The hardest conker usually wins. Methods for hardening your conker include soaking or boiling it in vinegar, baking it or painting it...
Don’t needle me too hard for missing out on this one. Though I have a sharp eye when it comes to wild edibles, somehow stinging nettles...
butterfly
My activities last weekend were punctuated with exceptional beauty. During Felix Neck’s annual bird-a-thon fundraiser this past...

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