Amid a global pandemic, we urge you to find peace in your garden. With panic-buying in full force, sometimes it’s difficult to find the basic foods we want or some of us are avoiding going to the
A mink bounded across the road in front of my older daughter and plunged into the marsh at the edge of our pasture a few days ago. My daughter was walking along the side of the road with our dogs when
It may be true the Great American Clean Up was officially postponed until Saturday, September 19 due to the pandemic. However, a group of local Waynedale volunteers felt compelled to honor the original
Instead of working on the frontline at state parks these days, interpretive naturalists are working online.
As a result, at-home “park visitors” who are unable to enjoy state park features interpreters
Over Easter weekend (Sat. 4/11 and 4/12), parents and children of Winterset Addition off Winchester Road scoured the neighborhood in search of Easter Eggs hung in the windows of homes.
As community science initiatives build momentum around the world, this year’s fourth annual City Nature Challenge will expand to more than 150 cities across six continents. For the first time, northeast
Winter in Indiana is finally winding down, and little bits of spring are budding everywhere. The best way to banish what remains of the winter blues is to welcome spring with fresh flowers and plants.
High above Fort Wayne rests a sure sign of spring: The peregrine falcon nest on the roof of the city’s tallest building has new additions.
Two eggs were recently viewed in the nest atop Indiana Michigan
The hoya, or wax plant, has been sold as a house plant for many years but was not familiar to many people. With the current resurgence of interest in house plants, the hoya has become very popular and
Containers for plants have continued to grow in both choices available and interest shown in them by consumers. They play a very important role in the health of the plant(s) in them as well as becoming
A friend told me a few days ago that she thought I should write about a mammal. “You’ve written several articles about birds recently,” she said, “and you’ve written about the weather. How
It’s a dark and dreary winter day. The sky is gray. The temperature is below freezing by our thermometer. There’s a cold wind, I found when I went out with our dogs soon after getting up. Snow fell
While enjoying the beauty of our snow-covered landscape and warmth of family and friends, Allen County Partnership for Water Quality (ACPWQ) would like to challenge residents to make sure that they
No matter the season, size of your garden or climate, you can inject homegrown flavor into your meals. Just clear a shelf, countertop or windowsill and get busy planting herbs, greens and even tomatoes
Dark-eyed juncos and tree sparrows fly back and forth to the bird feeder outside my dining room window every day now, except when the wind is strong and the weather especially wintry. They’re winter
Wetlands—swamps, marshes and other wet areas—are now thought to be the cradle of life on earth, as scientists are increasingly demonstrating through research. About 40% of all species of wildlife
The new boundary sets a 12-ton maximum, as proscribed by Fort Wayne’s City Engineers.
According to a r
George Bird Grinnell, that’ right, George Bird, has been called “America’s Environmental Pioneer.” He had what was described as a “restless drive to save the West.” Yet he was not a westerner.
It’s that time of year again – coyotes are on the move, and Indiana residents might see them more, but this should not be a cause for alarm.
Coyotes are common everywhere in the state, even in urban
As customers search for those bright spots of color during our gray winter days, they often choose winter-blooming cyclamen plants (Cyclamen persicum). Their heart-shaped, patterned leaves and upswept