The Wrack is the Wells Reserve blog, our collective logbook on the web.
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
An exciting—and odoriferous—discovery was made during a recent education program.
The salt marsh tiger beetle, a species of special concern in Maine, appears to have a stable and secure population at the Wells Reserve in 2019.
A big predator proves to be patient as people pass it by.
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.