The Wrack

The Wrack is the Wells Reserve blog, our collective logbook on the web.

Blog posts: Opinion

  • Join the Chorus

    | March 10, 2017 | Filed under: Opinion

    An open letter to all lovers of nature, science, beauty, and Maine’s coast.

  • Hearting Estuaries V

    | February 10, 2017 | Filed under: Opinion

    Say it with us! Join the 2017 #iheartestuaries campaign on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and IRL on February 12, 13, and 14. Raise your voice on behalf of estuaries. Call out to Congress with a simple message: "I care about estuaries and this is why…"

  • The First to Die

    | November 11, 2016 | Filed under: Opinion

    If the first casualty of war is the truth, then truth never stood a chance.

  • Yet Another Perfect Storm?

    | October 22, 2016 | Filed under: Opinion

    It’s too early to tally the full damage from Hurricane Matthew, but I watched closely as four research reserves in our national system took the brunt of the storm.

  • Believe It or Not

    | May 4, 2014 | Filed under: Opinion

    I get to meet many scientists. While it’s hard to understand them sometimes, they are all very decent (and underpaid) people. And they are all as astounded as I am that more than half the country does not believe them when they say climate change is real, that it is happening, and that it is man-made.

  • I'm a Plover, Not a Fighter

    | July 28, 2013 | Filed under: Opinion

    A defenseless nest, an unleashed dog, and in twenty seconds, tragedy.