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When a Plant Dies, Where Do the Nutrients in its Cells Go?

May 15, 2018 by Constance Taylor

Plants make all other life on Earth possible. But most animals don’t eat dead plants — so how do the nutrients plants create get into the environment when the plant dies?


Are Baby Rattlesnakes the Most Dangerous Biters?

May 01, 2018 by Tony Iwane

People often say baby rattlesnake bites are more dangerous than adult rattlesnake bites. Is the conventional wisdom correct?


Are There Any Plants That Do Not Photosynthesize?

April 17, 2018 by Trent Pearce

Can a plant live without photosynthesizing?


The Most Visited State Park System in the Nation Is Remaking Itself and Wants Your Buy-In

March 30, 2018 by Alissa Greenberg

Seven years after the crisis, California State Parks tests out a new model.


Watching Wildlife Move Through Sonoma Valley

March 30, 2018 by Sabine Bergmann

Science has led us to an increasing understanding of the importance of wildlife corridors. Sonoma pioneers the monitoring of a series of corridors.


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