The Wrack is the Wells Reserve blog, our collective logbook on the web.
A warm-water crab found in a plankton sample from Wells Harbor in 2019 is a rare record for the Gulf of Maine.
eDNA methods and traditional plankton-net surveys are complementary ways to investigate estuarine fish assemblages. Which methods to use depend on what question we ask.
Geranium, bluestar, and pagoda dogwood are in bloom in early June in the Native Plant Border.
It’s finally May, and in between rain, cold, cold rain, wind, and cold wind I’ve been looking for flowers. It is enjoyable to be out, and there are things to see.
Plankton, pollen, and the tiniest seeds—myriad little things can be a really big deal.
For the first time in 20+ years, our popular Woodcock Watches had to be canceled. Use these tips to experience the Sky Dance somewhere else this year.
Naturalists and scientists have been keeping records of plant and animal life cycles for centuries. You can too.
To mow or not to mow is not really a question. Active management of open habitats is essential for ensuring certain species can thrive.
A workshop about how to teach taught me about art. Block printing gave this naturalist a new way to see nature.
As summer ends, a friend's question leads to a Cl-ear answer