Winter Not for Batwatching

In autumn and winter, we seem to be racing through the holidays.  Halloween, Thanksgiving, then Christmas and New Year’s.  What are some of the animals that we connect to these events?  Whether for their symbolism or their activity at certain times of the...

Fall Colors & Spooky Stories

A feature from last year … October is the time of year to pull sweaters out of storage in preparation for fall weather, and cooler winter months.  In desert regions though, October is still a fairly warm month. The heat subsides enough to encourage travelers to...
Tarantulas on the March

Tarantulas on the March

Why did the tarantula cross the road?  Well, no, not just to get to the other side.  Fall in the desert is the time of year when male tarantulas go on a “march” to seek out females.  It’s not that they particularly look for roads to cross, but because there are so...