I was eleven years old and I knew that this was going to be my first big birding year. My mother had helped me meet some of Rochester’s finest bird watchers: Gordon Meade, Joe Taylor, …
Historically, the Friends of Iroquois, Inc. have had the pleasure of partnering with Iroquois National Refuge by funding the Guide by Cell program for Swallow Hollow Trail and funding the interpretive panels at Swallow Hollow …
With the exception of size, a cat is a cat and that is that. From the largest and most aggressive wild cats to our pampered pets, the body form of a cat remains the same. This may be viewed as efficiency in the cat design: A very effective predator and the purr-fect hunting machine.
Ted Talks is an online media organization that posts free talks under the slogan “ideas worth spreading”. In this article you’ll find a Ted Talk worth watching
for nature lovers, particularly those who love trees.
Did you know, honey bees are NOT native to the US? Native bees like the mason bee are important to remember when considering our pollinators.
The bobcat is the only native North American cat species that occurs today in New York State. In fact, the bobcat’s range covers most of the lower 48 states. “Most” is the operative word here, …
From food, to medicine, to European expansion – oaks have played very important roles through history.
Ever wonder why a lot of our trees here at the Refuge – maples, oaks, hickories, cottonwoods, among others – lose their leaves every year but manage to live through the winter without freezing?
What is a refuge? Refuge is a part of Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge. It is a refuge for wildlife, but what about us?
Bringing Nature Home. We can bypass gridlock and inaction by creating habitat ourselves. We all have the ability to do something for our local ecosystem.