The Supermoon

In case you missed it (and it was hard to miss), last Sunday (Nov. 13) our clear skies in Rappahannock County gave us a great view of what is often called a “supermoon.”
Wild Ideas: The monarchs of Death Valley   

When Pam Owen went to Death Valley National Park earlier this month, she didn’t expect the first animal she’d see to be a monarch butterfly and wondered what they were doing there, in this week’s Wild Ideas column.
Wild Ideas: Monarchs head south   

Monarch butterflies are migrating through our area. Have their numbers increased, or are we just more aware of them? Find out more about their migration in this week’s Wild Ideas column.
Wild Ideas: War of the red and gray   

Here in the United States, we feel beleaguered by invasive species that have been introduced from elsewhere, but our eastern gray squirrel has shown that this is not a one-way street, in this week’s Wild Ideas column.