nature

An extreme close up of a tiny robotic bee perched on the end of a toothpick.
George Washington University
Robotic bees are being developed to study buzz pollination and help support the conservation of declining bee populations across the globe.
Looking down at Beachwood Canyon from a wooded hill.

Above Beachwood Canyon, Los Angeles. (Nevaeh Brown)

University of Georgia
What lies behind the Hollywood sign? A different kind of glamorous. Join me to discover.

Shady Creek River during sunset with haze over the water in July 2021. (Shannon Lorusso)

University of Georgia
Messing around in nature at the Shady Creek River, Georgia. Slumbering in an Eno hammock, saving a life, and more…
A view of the canyon partially obscured by trees.

One of the best views of Cloudland Canyon. (Photos by Nicolas Samuel Horne/University of Georgia)

University of Georgia
Leaving ungodly early. Arriving at Cloudland Canyon. Walking it openly. Join me for an adventure.
The author canoes in a river in Georgia.

Canoeing the Okefenokee Swamp. (Photo courtesy Clint Hawkins)

University of Georgia
Escape into the wondrous Okefenokee Swamp. Alligators, cypress trees, egrets, oh my!
George Washington University
We are in a time of Indigenous resurgence and now is the time to reclaim our narrative and tell our own stories. Meet our inaugural Indigenous Correspondent team.
A black and white image of Bryce Canyon, seen from above.

A panoramic overlooking Bryce Canyon, Utah at a roadside view point on the evening of July 8, 2016. (Lauren Minnick)

University of Georgia
A mom-daughter story in the red dust of Utah canyons. There’s running involved. Join us.

JoRee LaFrance and Alexander Cotnoir, making the Indigenous Correspondents Program announcement at the 2022 Planet Forward Summit in April, on stage with Frank Sesno. (PlanetForward.org)

Planet Forward
Planet Forward’s Senior Editor and Education Lead Lisa Palmer talks to Alexander Cotnoir and JoRee LaFrance about the Indigenous Correspondents Program and the future they envision for the program.
"Go With the Flow," original video/music by Ron Cohen
"Go With the Flow," original video/music by Ron Cohen
Visiting Scholar, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University
How the next generation of naturalists can celebrate and protect the biodiversity of the canal that became a park in the heart of Washington, D.C.
Constructed hives that house bees in the middle of a field under a cloudy sky

Here, the UM Beekeeper Club's hives are still in hibernation. (Gracey Massengill/University of Mississippi)

University of Mississippi
The University of Mississippi recently joined the worldwide effort to save pollinators by housing honey bees at the University of Mississippi Field Station.

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