Why Wildlife Matters: Director's Blog

Ode to the Lindsay Wildlife Vet

May. 23rd, 2020

Sheltering-in-Place Blog Entry #7 Wildlife veterinarians are a special breed. One moment they can be examining an enormous Bald Eagle, with a wingspan almost as wide as they are tall, […]

BIOLITERACY: Learning to Speak the Language of Nature

May. 7th, 2020

Sheltering-in-Place Blog Entry #5 Thirty-seven years ago, I met Dr. Daniel Janzen, a notable and brilliant ecologist and conservationist, in Pennsylvania and later again in Costa Rica. Through him, I  […]

The Meaning of Life is About …

May. 1st, 2020

Sheltering-in-Place Blog Entry #4 In his seminal book “My First Summer in the Sierra,” published in 1911, John Muir said: “When we try to pick out anything by itself, we […]

Connecting the Dots

Apr. 24th, 2020

Sheltering-in-Place Blog Entry #3 First impressions, first experiences are compelling. The first time a child sees a wild animal, let’s say, a porcupine, it will leave an impact that can […]

Why We Do What We Do

Apr. 17th, 2020

Sheltering-in-Place Blog Entry #2 A car pulls up to the Lindsay wildlife hospital’s gate. The gate is open, so they drive into the parking lot. A blue-masked person carries a […]