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In childhood, summer days stretched out in endless, glorious hours, and one of our favorite activities was to catch grasshoppers. more
The goal of our recent road trip was to visit Sanibel Island off the west coast of Florida. more
A friend of mine is a nature counselor at a day camp in Rockland County. Last summer, thinking that having a harmless, local snake would make a great educational project for the campers, he asked the … more
Second part of two columns Last week, I shared a trip to discover the rocks hiding in New York City with Howard R. Feldman’s elective paleobiology class from Touro College. We visited places … more
On the last day of April, I had a mind-blowing experience. I was invited to join Howard R. Feldman’s elective paleobiology class from Touro College for a geology tour of midtown Manhattan. … more
By Sura Jeselsohn Special to The Riverdale Press Magic does not happen very often, but sometimes the familiar is radically and splendidly transformed. Once again, the New York Botanical … more
For most of the year, forsythias are just a scruffy, lanky bush. But its charms in the spring amply justify its place in so many gardens. As part of the great spring sweep of yellow, I await its … more
In 1977, Scientific American published the story “Exploring the Herbarium” by Siri von Reis Altschul. The author was discussing the value of exploring herbaria for new plants for use as food, … more
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