Pam Owen ponders what animals make mysterious holes and scratch marks, in this week’s Wild Ideas column.
At the Culpeper Soil and Water Conservation District’s annual awards dinner, two Rappahannock residents were among those honored for demonstrating leadership in the stewardship of local soil and water resources.
In the pond on Thanksgiving afternoon at Bruce and Susan Jones’ private nature preserve — aka their home on Long Mountain — this bald eagle spent more than 15 minutes.
Sometimes what is most helpful in identifying a tree — its leaves — can actually be a hindrance when it’s in a forest full of foliage, as Pam Owen found out in this week’s Wild Ideas column.
In the early afternoon on Thanksgiving Day at Larry Sherertz’s place, the local wild turkey flock appeared in the front yard in search of their own dinner.
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.”
Bobcats, owls white oaks and scents of the autumnal forest musings from the Clark Hollow neck of the woods.
Pam Owen explores the glory of rocks in Death Valley, in this week’s Wild Ideas column.
Despite anecdotal evidence that weather might have lowered numbers for this year’s Rappahannock County butterfly count, the totals were down a bit but held no big surprises, in this week’s Wild Ideas column.
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.
It's a Fourth (Estate) Friday, a Friday that ends with a Fairy Tale Walk, plus a Starry Skies Fest and Pen Druid's "End of Oktoberfest" on Saturday, and Middle Street's "New Beginning."
The Rough Ride and the Bard this weekend, plus a Kid Pan show and a Q&A with Post Executive Editor Marty Baron following a screening of "Spotlight."
A beautiful, uncomfortable film on birds’ decline screens for free on Friday, Sept. 16, followed by some possible seeds of change.
Although many insects have wound down their reproductive activities, some are still going at it or just getting started, including one small bug-eyed monster, in this week’s Wild Ideas column.
Boston resident Denise Henderson caught this second-year cub exploring the yard last weekend, including a complete investigation of the sunflower-seed scent coming from a sturdy bird feeder.
In checking her email inbox recently, Pam Owen found lots of news about birds, including finches that talk to their eggs, and about bold tadpoles and art exhibitions celebrating the National Park Service’s centennial, in this week’s Wild Ideas column.