Wildlife Research, Monitoring & Mentoring

Deer Bot Fly

Deer Bot Fly

Flies - the order Diptera - are an incredibly diverse group, and they've evolved an astonishing array of bizarre life histories. I recently...

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Lawn Conversion Tips

Lawn Conversion Tips

Spring is a time of year when many of us focus on clearing out the old to prepare for the new.  If you've watched or read anything by Marie Kondo,...

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A Sandplain Specialty

A Sandplain Specialty

The range of Bird's Foot violet, Viola pedata, extends across most of the eastern United States. But wherever it occurs, this distinctive...

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Bee Season!

Bee Season!

While spring is still just getting started, the first of the Vineyard's native bees are already on the wing. Queen bumblebees, having overwintered...

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Safer Rodent Control

Safer Rodent Control

  What is your response when you notice rodent activity on your property? Do you go set some snap traps or do you deploy bait boxes with...

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