Animals and Wildlife
Horseshoe-Crab Taggers Undaunted by Downpours
While you were snug and warm in your beds on a few recent rainy nights, a few hardy dedicated souls were out doing the wet sandy chilly soggy work of science. All in the name...
The Cicadas Return, but Not Everywhere
Tag sale-ing took on a new atmosphere while traveling through Southington and Meriden the second weekend in June. In addition to scurrying through treasures strewed about on lawns...
Time to Egg On the Snapping Turtle in Your Yard
It’s that time of year when you might find a snapping turtle in your garden. Behold, the turtle that time forgot. If other freshwater turtles species received “modernizing”...
WXedge Contributor Featured on CT Style
I was honored to be invited to participate in WTNH's Connecticut Style Magazine today. The show will air on Tuesday at 12:30 PM. Featured with me are two of our bird ambassadors
Share the Shore, Watch for Rare Birds
Weather might not be great this weekend, but if you do go to the beach please be mindful of the birds. Memorial Day Weekend is a vulnerable time for beach nesting birds....
Super Rare Bird Sighted
Details are sketchy at this time, but I was forwarded the above photo by biologist Kevin Rogers of the US Fish and Wildlife Rhode National Wildlife Refuge Complex. It is...
Rare Birds and Great Diversity Evident in Big Weekend
The big weekend is over and the tallying is nearing completion. Last weekend Audubon Connecticut staff and volunteers and birders fanned out across the state to see...
Cousteau Still Holds Hope & Passion for the Oceans
We welcomed Jean-Michel Cousteau to The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk last night, and his insights into the state of the oceans were, at times, sobering but also, at times, inspiring. But,...
The Comb Jelly Story Becomes More Tangled
Evolutionary biologists were thrown for a loop recently, all because of one of the most common jellies we have here in Long Island Sound. At the center of all the fuss are comb...