Arts & Culture columns

One woman sees 723 bird species in 272 days and over 100k miles

My neighbor Crandall stops by. “How are you doing?” I ask. “Everything is nearly copacetic. On Halloween, my sister Cruella put on a pointy black hat and ... Read more

Hundreds of thousands of flocking starlings make a black sun

My neighbor Crandall stops by. “How are you doing?” I ask. “Everything is nearly copacetic. Opportunity knocked, but it was a guy selling vacuum cleaners. It was ... Read more | 1 comment

Putting the gardens to bed for the winter

It’s time to put the gardens to bed for the winter, and saying goodbye to them always makes me sad. All the hard work is ... Read more

Busy month at museum

The museum has had a busy month with lots of activities happening in our meeting rooms and now we are busy taking reservations for many ... Read more

Out of 100 species of milkweed, 14 of them can be found in Minnesota

My neighbor Crandall stops by. “How are you doing?” I ask. “Everything is nearly copacetic. I’m so tired, I don’t have enough energy to snore. I’m just ... Read more