EARTH MATTERS

The headlines started in March, from media nationwide. From CNN: “Invasive ‘Murder Hornet’ spotted in United States.” From The Associated Press...

This past summer, driving back from a family wedding in Montana, I saw thousands of rail cars headed east, fully loaded with Wyoming coal. One...

I began this series on environmental transformations in the Pioneer Valley in March, describing the land and its peoples before the English arrived...

The jet rolled down Bradley’s runway, gaining speed until it reached about 170 mph and lift off. The thud of the wheels being contracted confirmed...

Earth Matters: A stream in the niche of time

10/30/19

There’s a tiny creek tucked into the Santa Lucia Mountains, in central coastal California. The valleys below burst with green lettuce and...

Looking back at last month’s youth-led Global Climate Strikes, and my own family’s growing concern for this planet we call home, I find myself...

After years of dabbling in gardening, I still don’t consider myself a gardener. I don’t have a lot of free time to devote to weeding and landscape...

Earth Matters: Like a moth to a flame

9/13/19

We’ve all seen moths swirling around a light on a warm night, so familiar that we have the saying, “like a moth to a flame.” That sight is less...

In the past few years, we've seen many twists and turns of emotion around gender. Recently there has been an inspiring surge of women stepping...

Earth Matters: Little brown bats in the barn

8/17/19

They have been coming every summer for as long as I can remember — probably even longer than we have lived in the neighborhood. I’ve never paid...

If you sit on a city park bench you’re likely to see birds, especially house sparrows. This species, native to Europe and Asia, was first...

Earth Matters: Of beech bark, bumps and bears

7/22/19

The smooth silvery gray bark of beech trees seems to call out, “Write on me!” Or at least those with handy pocket knives may think so (not a good...

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