The Wrack is the Wells Reserve blog, our collective logbook on the web.
Daytime hunting is normal for red foxes, but we don't often see it. An October visitor changed that for a few days.
What kind of petty, horrible person would ever contemplate spitting on a captive animal? A defenseless mammal, already a prisoner, subject to further humiliation?
Summarizing reports received by the reserve on formal bird-monitoring efforts during 2022.
The Webhannet marsh attracts a flock of white ibises. A flock of birders follows.
Considering the much maligned mosquito.
The latest release of captive-reared New England cottontail rabbits at the Wells Reserve bolsters a growing sub-population.
A warm-water crab found in a plankton sample from Wells Harbor in 2019 is a rare record for the Gulf of Maine.
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.
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.