For those of us who do not consider ourselves birders, just sorting out common species can be a challenge, and the rarer ones even more so, as Pam Owen explores in this week’s Wild Ideas column.
Richard Brady is hoping by the time you read this we will have been blessed with a little rain, and remembers those trips to Dad's 18-foot, hand-dug well in Pullentown.
A beautiful, uncomfortable film on birds’ decline screens for free on Friday, Sept. 16, followed by some possible seeds of change.
SEIA (Solar Energy Industries Association) has just revealed that solar accounted for 64 percent of new electric-generating capacity in the U.S. during the first quarter of 2016. That was more than coal, natural gas and nuclear combined.
In this week’s Wild Ideas column, Pam Owen contemplates what constitutes a “pest” is and the vagaries managing them.
Marc Malik (second from left) receives a certificate of appreciation from RappFLOW board members (from left) Bev Hunter, Carolyn Thornton, Forrest Marquisee and Donna Marquisee.
Linda said I had caught two coons. I thought she was joking. I had no idea how that live trap would catch two animals at once, but that was what I had in the trap. I had caught a big…
Farmer's Market vendors, Ladybug Mountain Farm and The Farm at Sunnyside, work hard and travel far to sell their products.
In an effort to increase his farm’s profitability and reduce environmental impacts such as runoff and soil erosion, Flint Hill farmer Mike Sands began working with The Piedmont Environmental Council (PEC) in 2013.
Rappahannock’s family farmers, present and future, rely on hard work and a hefty set of tools to keep growing.
It’s time to register for the sixth annual Little Washington-Rappahannock County butterfly count, hosted by the Old Rag Chapter of the Virginia Master Naturalists (ORMN).
The Rappahannock League for Environmental Protection (RLEP) held its board meeting Monday evening atop Red Oak Mountain in Woodville.
Having a passion for nature can be rewarding in many ways, but now scientists are finding that being out in nature offers real health benefits.
In the past few weeks, Pam Owen has had some interesting encounters with some amazing fungi, a magnificent millipede, a snapping turtle that mysteriously disappeared and some finicky orchids.
As more and more people have looked to the promise of the Appalachian Trail for freedom, some have developed concerns about the trail’s sustainability.
The five-year court battle is over. The Supreme Court of the United States, by declining to hear the case, has affirmed two lower courts’ decisions that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency did not overstep its bounds by setting total maximum…