Nicholas School Blogs

A New Year


I’m ready to go as far and for as long as we can. My only expectation is to come back different.

Blood-sucking insects and ticks, Oh my

Tropical mosquitoes that carry these diseases are expanding northward in the United States and elsewhere.

The Importance of Nature Writing

nature writing, writing, literature

Erika explores the importance of nature writing.

Learning from California’s Drought: Managing Groundwater

Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, March 2016

California’s on-going drought requires careful consideration on how best to store water. Rather than dams, look underground.

Size Matters

The most efficient way to preserve biodiversity in North America will be to insure the preservation of large tracts of habitat

Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day

lionfish, pensacola, florida

Erika attends a Lionfish festival in Pensacola, Florida.

Empirics in Tradition

April 8, 1966 cover of Time Magazine

On the cover of the April 8, 1966 edition of Time Magazine was the stark red lettered question, Is God […]

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