The Wrack is the Wells Reserve blog, our collective logbook on the web.
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.
A big predator proves to be patient as people pass it by.
Dan Gardoqui leads a hardy, enthusiastic group in tracking fox, coyote, and fisher on the trails of the reserve.
The reserve manages early-succession forest habitat for New England cottontails and other at-risk species. In 2017, the reserve began accepting captive-reared rabbits to revitalize the local subpopulation.