Month: July 2010

Snappers Abound

By John Harrod, Manager, DuPont Environmental Education Center The DuPont Environmental Education Center has a healthy population of Eastern Snapping Turtles and they have been a common sight for many recent visitors. Large adults are likely to be seen lumbering across and lounging in the marsh and much smaller yearlings have been seen swimming at the …

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Parent’s Day: Welcoming New Babies

By Derek Stoner, Conservation Project Coordinator Everywhere you look at this time of year, there are baby animals.  Fledgling robins beg for worms from the fenceposts, poster-cute cottontail bunnies test out their legs on the lawn, and the local farmyards bustle with little lambs, calves, and piglets.  On a Father’s Day birding trip with my father, …

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