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pinned beetles

How to See Insects

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Fascinating creatures, miniature works of art, critical links in the web of life — bugs are so much more than pests.

flowers at Jepson Prairie

What Does Trampling Do to Wildflowers?

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How much damage does trampling do to wildflowers? No other state is as iconic for its flora as California, so it’s no surprise that thousands of Californians have flocked to Southern California to experience wildflower heaven in this year’s “super … Read more

women holding flowers

How to Meet a Flower

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Looking to learn more about wildflowers this spring? Consider introducing yourself first, José González writes.

John Robinson

Bird Savant

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John Robinson has 20/15 vision and perfect auditory recall. But he’s dedicated his life to the idea that anyone can learn to bird.