A Patch of Fireweed in the Northwest — What Color Are Those Blossoms? Do I Need to Know?

By Barbara Falconer Newhall I couldn't make up my mind about that tall stand of fireweed I saw growing on the edge of a woodlet in the Pacific Northwest … [Read more...]

The Lost Poems of Jane Johnston Schoolcraft — A Native Michigan Voice Rediscovered

By Barbara Falconer Newhall A decade or so ago, the librarians at the Illinois State Historical Library were getting ready to move their collection into … [Read more...]

At Point Reyes: Wild Flowers . . . and Animals Wild and Tame

By Barbara Falconer Newhall A couple of weeks ago, I mourned the loss of little hill in Michigan called Eagle Top. This week I’d like to celebrate a … [Read more...]