Ducks Arrive In Fantastic Feathers
Ducks are not like the rest of birds.
City Shadows Fragment the Fall Foliage
Notice how the trees shift from sun to shadow as the earth turns.
Marsh Birds Wade On a Fragmented Shoreline
Some birds visiting the city may find a haven in acres that have been reclaimed for wetlands.
Beaches Are Strewn with Scraps from a Ravenous Feast
Witness the detritus of one of the city's most voracious predators, the moon snail.
Abandoned Lots Become Feral Gardens
It seems to be a no man’s land, a tiny, untended place that is unclaimed by either the office building or the grocery store alongside it.
Fireflies in Multitudes Signal Their Desires
As the sun sets on the warmest nights of summer the air becomes alive with blinking lights.
The Evening Sky Flowers In Flame
A searing screech salutes the dying light. Fireworks season is upon us.
Horseshoe Crabs Lay Eggs Under a Full Moon
Weaving between discarded dogfish heads and tampon applicator flotsam, they are crawling.
The Flowering of New York’s Great Old Ones
Tuliptrees are the city’s living elders, growing taller than the other trees, surviving for centuries as other beings live and die in generations around them.
Night Comes in Through the Window
Your screen is a fluttering membrane onto the darkness. Night scratches its fur against the thin separator, seeping into your room through osmosis.