Of Interest

February 5, 2020 Of Interest

Breeding Success

Scientists believed that only 50 Florida Grasshopper Sparrows were left. That was down from 1000 just a decade before. In a first-of-its-kind effort, conservationists have successfully raised 100 chicks and released them into the wild. Read more here.

February 5, 2020 Of Interest

What it is to be human

It’s always important to hear what the next generation is feeling and thinking and writing. Congratulations Beatriz Lindemann on the recent publication of your beautiful poem. Please read it here.

January 31, 2020 Of Interest

Will new deal with China restore ginseng trade?

If ginseng is so hard to find in the wild, how can it be affected by tariffs and a trade war with China? The answer is farmed ginseng. While some people insist that the roots from the woods are better, exports of farmed American ginseng to China have been affected. Wisconsin farmers are feeling it […]