The Wrack is the Wells Reserve blog, our collective logbook on the web.
Maine had a native lupine once, but it may be all but gone now. Our native plant garden is one place to see it. The close relative that beautifies roadsides was introduced from the west.
Make more of your visits to the reserve by sharing what you see and hear through citizen science projects. Here are half a dozen ways you can contribute.
Dan Gardoqui leads a hardy, enthusiastic group in tracking fox, coyote, and fisher on the trails of the reserve.
A partial paving prevents pitfalls.
Recording in three distinct habitats at different times of the day and the year is creating a soundscape for long-term studies.
The third Saco Watershed Collaborative tour of the season focused on the floodplains of the Saco River and the fauna that resides within the silver maple forest.
The Saco Watershed Collaborative has begun touring the watershed for 2018! On June 12, partners were hosted by the Forest Service for a tour at the Massabesic Experimental Forest.
You can find more than one kind of "hummingbird moth" probing flowers at the reserve.
This common and casual shrub is called serviceberry, wild currant, shadbush, and sometimes So-Delicious-It’s-Sinful-Berry.
With the practiced eye of a marine scientist, a post-career volunteer finds an uncommon copepod in a Wells Harbor plankton sample.