On Joining the Lab (Boat)

Some people go from early life to death focused on one mystery. This approach, I am told, can be very satisfying. One of my mentors, [...]

By |2016-11-22T13:46:44-05:00April 26th, 2015|

Why We #CitSci

Your Wild Life is relocating to the West Coast this week to participate in the inaugural meeting of the Citizen Science Association in San Jose, [...]

By |2016-11-22T13:46:46-05:00February 10th, 2015|

Mapping the ants of the world

Several years ago, Benoit Guénard decided that he was interested in knowing where one kind of ant could be found. Another ant biologist asked. Benoit [...]

By |2016-11-22T13:46:57-05:00August 13th, 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|

It’s HERE!

Today we are pleased to announce the publication of Dr. Eleanor's Book of Common Ants of New York City! In this new FREE eBook, Dr. [...]

By |2016-11-22T13:47:10-05:00February 17th, 2014|

The Art and Science of Life After Chernobyl

At first glance, the insect paintings by Cornelia Hesse-Honegger look no different than the images in a Peterson field guide. The subjects are set against [...]

By |2016-11-22T13:47:16-05:00January 6th, 2014|

Spricket Sketch

Our citizen scientists are really the best around, hands down. You are such a thoughtful and creative bunch. We so appreciate the love notes, holiday [...]

By |2015-01-13T13:26:05-05:00December 24th, 2013|

Before They Were Scientists: Nyeema Harris

Nyeema Harris first went to Africa when she was a young teenager. She traveled with the Philadelphia Zoo to an animal rehabilitation center in Kenya. While she [...]

By |2016-11-22T13:47:16-05:00December 16th, 2013|