Wings of Change

You may have noticed a small white butterfly flittering through your garden, bouncing across your path while on your bike or spiraling around the side [...]

By |2016-11-22T13:46:55-05:00September 16th, 2014|

The Secret Life of Roukus

A Yankee cat or southern kitty? Roukus calls Maine home for 3 months of the year and Florida for 9! Right now in Maine she [...]

By |2016-11-22T13:46:57-05:00August 12th, 2014|

Wowing Washington with Wild Life!

Last weekend (April 25-27, 2014), we took our wild brand of citizen science on the road to Washington, DC, to participate in the USA Science and [...]

By |2016-11-22T13:47:07-05:00May 1st, 2014|

Your Wild Life Heads to Washington!

This weekend (April 25-27, 2014), hundreds of thousands of students and science enthusiasts will swarm the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in the Nation’s Capital [...]

By |2016-11-22T13:47:07-05:00April 23rd, 2014|

Backyard Bees

**Entomology graduate student April Hamblin will be studying bees in backyards across Raleigh this summer, and she's looking for folks to volunteer their yards as [...]

By |2016-11-22T13:47:08-05:00March 27th, 2014|

Introducing Myrmex: A Comic Ant-thology

Science and education are at their core acts of storytelling. Nature tells her story to scientists and scientists in turn share Nature’s stories with the [...]

By |2016-11-22T13:47:18-05:00October 7th, 2013|

Are there bark beetles in your backyard?

This past week we reconnected with Jiri Hulcr, resident Forest Entomologist at the University of Florida (and Dunn lab alum) who has just recently launched [...]

By |2016-11-22T13:47:18-05:00October 1st, 2013|

The Odor of the Odorous House Ant

A visitor prepares to sniff the odorous house ant. Photo credit: Magdalena Sorger. This past weekend at the North Carolina Museum of Natural [...]

By |2016-11-22T13:47:19-05:00September 26th, 2013|

Calling All Teachers!

Your Wild Life is excited to announce that we're bringing our wild brand of science into classrooms! We're embarking on a new five-year project to [...]

By |2016-11-22T13:47:19-05:00September 17th, 2013|

The Day My Cat Went Home

Photo credit: Megan Halpern Recently, my friend Roland Kays, the Director of the Biodiversity Lab at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences approached [...]

By |2016-11-22T13:47:20-05:00July 26th, 2013|

Moth Madness!

**Today, we have a special guest post from Chris Goforth, Senior Manager of Citizen Science at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences. When she’s not [...]

By |2016-11-22T13:47:20-05:00July 24th, 2013|
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