All about birds

Forty-eight million Americans call themselves birdwatchers. And, no wonder — birds are beautiful, entertaining and surprising.


Native plants for clay soil

Clay soil is the bane of garden plants. But the perennials on this list defy the odds and even manage to flourish.


Rabies surveillance report

U.S. Centers for Disease Control: Rabies surveillance in the United States during 2011, state by state.

Habitat gone = wildlife gone

When we alter natural habitat, we challenge wildlife and destroy native plants, sometimes to extinction. Read their stories.