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Taking Shelter

The boys’ shelter has survived the change of seasons, evolving from a barren, winter structure into a hidden hermitage, surrounded and softened by the island forest’s leafy undergrowth. 105 more words

Monocacy River

Lowly Creature May Represent Saving Grace

Thanks to National Public Radio (USA) for this new appreciation for an otherwise underappreciated creature:

A Worm May Hold The Key To Biodegrading Plastic


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A Woman and Her Bugs - Sagra Buqueti

Those of you that follow Forged From Reverie will be aware of the ‘Man and His Pug’ series. Well, based on the Forge master’s suggestion I am bringing my own variation to you – A Woman and Her Bugs! 292 more words

A Woman And Her Bugs

The season of the bee

The season of the bee is upon us and it was good to be back in the thick of it at the apiary yesterday. Thomas Bickerdike was running the beginners’ session on Saturday afternoon as efficiently as a bee. 902 more words


Exploring Central Valley and a bit about mealybugs ...

We have now moved on to Central Valley and THE SUN IS FINALLY SHINING! We are working with the Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Centre who have been kind enough to provide us with lab space and also some vine mealybugs. 308 more words

20th April 2017

Here are some moths from yesterday most from the trap and a couple were see flying in the garden, with such a mild night last night it has bought out the micro’s. 156 more words