Written by: Brian McKnight, Senior Conservation Biologist Technology has come a long way since the Single-Lens Reflex (SLR) Cameras that captured some of the most iconic nature photography by scientists and naturalists in the 20th century. The digital age revolutionized nature viewing in ways that many...

Photograph taken by Brian McKnight on the Flint River Cicadas, a creature whose sounds we all relate to warm summer evenings after even hotter days. There are many different species of cicadas, and the ones heard every year are considered annual cicadas. But what about the...

If you could have tiny roses come up across your lawn that were no higher than your lawn, would you like it?  Imagine little dots of pink, or burgundy, yellow, peach spread across the lawn. Pretty, huh?  What if they required no care at all,...

Read Across America Day 2021: March 2nd, 2021   In 1998, the National Education Association  started the United States’ largest celebration of reading, Read Across America. Read Across America’s primary purpose is “motivating children and teens to read through events, partnerships, and reading resources that are about everyone,...