Getting Wild With… The American Bumblebee!

Getting Wild With… The American Bumblebee!

By Charlotte Osoria, age 9 Did you know there are over 255 species of bumblebee around the world, 49 of which live in North America? One such species is the American bumblebee.  Photo by Pauline HornFollow, available on Flickr Bumblebees play an important role in...

Nature’s Balancing Act in Yellowstone

By ELEANOR HEDGES DUROY, age 10 PHOTO: Wikimedia Commons According to a study published in the Journal of Animal Ecology, the population of elk in northern Yellowstone National Park has decreased since gray wolves were reintroduced. This caused grizzly bear...

Ecosystem Spotlight: The African Savannah

The African Savannah is a complex ecosystem that provides food and shelter to many species. Photo: Greg Dunham A savannah is an ecosystem with lots of grass. The African savannah includes a large part of the center of the continent of Africa and includes 27 countries....