Snow may look nice but it creates a barrier from meals for many critters.
Without fur or feathers, how do cold-blooded animals survive the winter?
When humans provide food, deer numbers decline.
Planning to hunt in a Pennsylvania State Forest? You can help!
Move over, Punxsutawney Phil. Groundhogs aren’t the only animals known to “predict” the weather. Here are four other animals that are known for their weather wisdom. Some of these proverbs are true, while others are not. Can you guess which ones are real?
Think ahead to spring and get a set of resources to start a new hobby.
Be on the lookout for this invasive insect!
Help scientists study winter birds.
Birds are good indicators of climate changes because they have adapted to specific temperature ranges, food supply and habitat.
As trees become bare, look for these birds’ signature!
You may be surprised that this “tick” isn’t a bug at all!
These guys are starting to prepare for winter.
Have you ever wondered what triggers leaves to change color in the fall?
Explore how land, land, water, air and living things – affect and interact with each other.
Want some help in spotting migrating birds?
Weather influence color and the length of our fall foliage season. What happens if the climate shifts?
Here are some facts that will help you observe the fall colors.
Even though it doesn't feel like, meteorological fall has begun. Is warm weather the new trend for autumn?
While even the word wasp gets people nervous some can be a help.
Want to get a greener thumb?
For a short time each year, we can get an opportunity to spot this fish-loving bird.
Bears need to cool for just like any animal. The way they do it is just like one of our household pets.
Several people have commented that there are fewer crickets this year. If there are fewer, is there a scientific reason?
Want to learn how to make your garden grow better.
Our state insect is the firefly. Want to learn more about them?
Does extreme cold kill them off? Researchers thought yes, but observations are show many have made it.
Butterflies aren't as efficient as bees, but they are more beautiful pollinators.
Want to learn more about birds of prey in Pennsylvania?
Sometimes a plant is showing damage from poor air quality.
Summer is a crucial time to supply your backyard birds with water for drinking and batching.
Planting a water-smart garden can help save water when temperatures heat up.
Want to identify some of those birds you see and hear? Let the Shaver's Creek specialists help you.
There is an imposter to the Hummingbird.
While the word turbulence may bring up thoughts of a bumpy flight, some birds appreciate it.
National Arbor Day is April 25. Celebrate by learning about trees, volunteering or planting a tree at home!
Let nature inspire your child this weekend at Prince Gallitzin State Park.
The Cherry Blossoms around the Washington Monuments and Tidal Basin are a little later than usual this year. The date of the blossoms do change with the climate.
Your odds of seeing a Chickadee is increasing.
Changes in Climate Lead to Changes in Phenology
Want to know how they get the sweet stuff from trees?
The weather is slowly getting nicer which means nature's beauty will be abound.
Learn all about the bluebirds of Pennsylvania and make your very own bluebird box next weekend at Canoe Creek State Park.
As the weather warms and the snow melts, our attention starts to think about spring planting.
Are they different? Here's how you can tell them apart.
Birds have smart strategies for surviving cold weather.
While Punxsutawney Phil lives a sheltered life, what do the other groundhogs do during our harsh winters?
The snowy owl is being seen more in Pennsylvania than before. Why?
Recent Christmas Bird Counts show that birds are starting to winter in different locations.
You may have had pets that shed their fur a couple times a year. The American Goldfinch changes it feathers.
The Audubon's Annual Christmas Bird count is coming and you can help!