Of all the professional natural history educators I’ve met – and in my work I’ve met quite a few – none have ever surpassed Kristie Reddick and Jessica Honaker, better known as The Bug Chicks, in their levels of enthusiasm, creativity, and sheer love of what they do. If anyone can successfully bring the appreciation of […]
Items of Interest Worth Remembering
In case you’ve been too busy with your summer holidays to mind the calendar, National Moth Week begins this Saturday; which means that it’s time to set up the light sheets, get out the red lens headlamps, and make sure you’ve got a moth identification guide close at hand.
My review of Katrina van Grouw’s The Unfeathered Bird (Princeton University Press) appears in the May / June 2013 edition of Bird Watcher’s Digest.
Sometimes called “terms of venery” when pertaining to animals, the mundane use of such collective nouns for referring to game animals was expanded into a game in which participants were given most any noun and challenged to create a clever collective name for such.