Jim White

The Cicadas Are Back! – spread the word – The Cicadas Are Back!

Blog and photos by Jim White, Senior Fellow for Land and Biodiversity The year was 2004: the Boston Red Sox won their first World Series since 1918; a young nerd named Mark Zuckerberg launched a social media site called Facebook; and in late May another not-so-young nerd (me) was wandering around southern Newark, Delaware listening …

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Springtime is Frog Time!

By Jim White, Delaware Nature Society Senior Fellow for Land and Biodiversity Everyone has their own personal harbinger of spring. To some it is the first Hepatica bloom in a still-leafless woods; to others, the northward migration of the Canada Goose, or the Bluebird’s beautiful song on a clear day. But to some of us …

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Now or Never – Observing spring ephemeral wildflowers

Well it is not exactly “now or never” as there is always next spring.  However, if you are like me and you enjoy native wildflowers you will want to get out as soon as possible to see and enjoy some of our most beautiful woodland flowering plants. Spring ephemerals is a general term for native …

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