Category Archives: ecology

PA Naturalist Gardening Buddies : The Eastern American Toad

Have a lot of insect problems in your garden? Perhaps you should dream for a resident Eastern American Toad. Scientific Name: Anaxyrus americanus Habitat: Eastern United States and Canada, adaptable to almost any condition: meadows, forests, agricultural lands, suburban yards, rocky … Continue reading

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Pretty Pests of PA: Attractive Invasives

On one of my many summer runs I came across a patch of these wonderful purple flowers. The only time I ever allow myself to stop during runs is when I see a pretty flower that I want a picture … Continue reading

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A Word on Click-Bait Newsfeed Articles & Paul Stamets “World Changing” Patent

When you log onto Facebook today you are bombarded with dozens of articles. Normally these begin with catchy and imploring titles egging you to click the link and read more. Being an agriculture student, I noticed an article claiming, “One … Continue reading

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