Category Archives: Local Ecology

The Birthplace of Rivers Floods

Sign for Cranberry Glades in Monongahela N.F. Image via Creative Commons

The timing seems almost surreal. Just a couple of weeks after my husband John and I visited the site of the proposed Birthplace of Rivers National Monument in West Virginia’s Monongahela National Forest, ferocious floods devastated the region. I had … Continue reading

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The seabirds of summer

It’s hard to believe that three years have passed since I spent two weeks in Bar Harbor, Maine as part of the Johns Hopkins Summer Conference on Craft. As a kid, I was always thrilled to get out of school … Continue reading

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