Cutleaf Toothwort Dentaria laciniata (Chuck Pearson)Can we save nature? This question has vexed humans for some time. Several generations ago, we wanted to be saved from nature: from the wild animals beyond the campfire, floods and droughts, storms at sea. Then, with our increased technological prowess, the question became seemingly irrelevant. For the last four decades, since … Continue reading Saving Nature at Ives Road Fen
Aren't they all swamps? I thought as a scientist for The Nature Conservancy explained the two different types of wetlands we were going to see on a recent outing, and explained how they were both different from the moist areas I had seen on my trip to the Saugatuck dunes. I was swatting mosquitoes with … Continue reading Marsh, fen or swamp?