Tags » Other Insects And Spiders

Spicebush or Forsythia?

For the past few weeks, Spicebush (Lindera benzoin) buds looked like they couldn’t wait to open. Over the weekend when the temperatures reached 80°F in the latest round of weather whiplash, the buds burst open, resulting in a display of bright yellow starbursts lighting up the forest understory. 891 more words


Signs of Spring - Mining Bees

After a long, snowy winter, signs of spring are everywhere. Starting early each morning, birds are singing, woodpeckers are drumming, and in the woods, you may hear a chorus of Spring Peepers or Wood Frogs. 685 more words


Even Bald-faced Hornets Recycle

During the winter, Bald-faced Hornet (Dolichovespula maculata) nests are more visible than they are during the growing season when the woods are dense with leaves. 669 more words