The Fox and the Nighthawk: A Cautionary Tale About Curiosity

The Greed of Exploration by Ellen Knight Broadcast 5.1 & 5.6.2016 and 6.23 & 6.26.2020   Listen:   This is a Field Note about greed. My greed. Recently the dogs and I were out joyfully stretching our legs on a sunny, blue-sky late winter day. The...

Cottonwoods: Winter Wildlife Refuge

Cottonwoods: Where Wildlife Take Refuge in Winter by Ellen Knight Broadcast 3.15.2016 Listen:   Thinking about plants in winter recently, I remembered a particular good-sized cottonwood I saw while walking along a riverbank. What was its story? From James...

Do Bobcats Kill Deer?

Do Bobcats Kill Deer? Field Notes Investigates. by Ellen Knight Broadcast 2.21.2016 Listen:   Bobcats are relatively common in patchy habitats all across the U.S., but we don’t see them often because they are crepuscular or nocturnal and well camouflaged. But...