Six months ago I included Lake Drummond in a list of places I wanted to go this year. Now I am happy to report that I can cross it off my list.
Looking for an easy summer reading list? Here are five books that inspired my love of nature as a kid.
What effect does human-made noise have on nature and wildlife? Is there any place left where you can escape human influence? I explore these questions in music and writing.
In the past few weeks, I’ve gotten to hold (and release) three song sparrows, a green frog, and a meadow jumping mouse on three very different field trips for my Wildlife Surveys class.
Over Spring Break I traveled to Oaxaca, Mexico through a DEL class on Community-Based Environmental Management. In the midst of the unfamiliar food, music, and culture, I found a few common threads.
Join me while I take you through A Day in the Life of a Nic Schooler. Every day brings its own exciting experiences, but this day was jam-packed with cool stuff.
My first attempt at birding gave me a fresh look at a familiar forest and a new appreciation for the beauty of this complex ecosystem.
In which I write a shameless plug for the best environmental literary magazine around.
As leaf season comes to a close in the southern Appalachians, I ponder the environmental impact of ecotourism along the beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway and what it means for conservation.