“If you’re worried and you can’t sleep / count your squirrels rather than sheep.”
Imagining the city rebuilt so that beavers can return is an exercise in humility.
This creature is a survivor. As long as it survives, our notion of the wild, of conditions indifferent to humanity in which other species thrive, survives too.
Adele and Frank prepare for an empty nest.
New York is like their Miami resort.
On the surprising research underway in Van Cortlandt Park and the American Museum of Natural History.
Among the delights of time spent with urban wildlife is the reminder to be quiet and patient—not an easy task for a New Yorker.