As a child, I watched in wonder as a monarch caterpillar spun its chrysalis, and within two weeks, emerged as a beautiful black-and-orange str…
The photos are ghastly: piles of dead foxes and coyotes tossed in the back of trucks.
As we launched our canoe and paddled upstream from Big Island, we left the main stem of the James River and felt miles from civilization.
This summer we have heard and seen cuckoos all around us. While I’m talking about birds, you may interpret that statement as you wish.
A destructive insect has traveled by train to Lynchburg, prompting concern among grape, peach, apple and hops growers.
The death of the planet as we have known it is well under way.
As I watched a goldfinch land on a coneflower, the stem lowered slowly to the ground, but didn’t break.
Growing up on a cattle farm, I was taught that groundhogs were a nuisance.
The quiet cooing of the mourning dove is soulful, though I have never found it mournful.
‘End cruel wildlife-killing contests in Virginia,” said the message from the Center for Biological Diversity.
As of July 1, it became illegal to keep Eastern box turtles as pets in Virginia because these popular reptiles are in decline.
Many media outlets are reporting declining fertility rates in the U.S., Japan and much of the world as a crisis.
Several readers have asked about the bird mortalities that have been occurring since May in northern Virginia, the District of Columbia, Maryl…
Pesticide use in Brazil sparks concern among environmentalists.
The decision, which represented a win for industry, drew swift condemnation from groups that have pushed for years to remove the pesticide from the market.
Q: We have ants in the kitchen. I think it started because our cats got a little messy with their food bowls. After putting down a tray under the bowls, the problem has gotten better but is not completely gone. Any suggestions for getting rid of ants for good?
Anyone who has lived for five or six decades knows there are fewer insects around than there used to be.
ROANOKE — A chemical that killed more than 40,000 fish in Tinker Creek is no longer in the water, but questions remain about how it got there.
DALLAS — A criminal investigation is underway into an apparent accidental poisoning involving a professional-grade pesticide that left four ch…
One of the joys of childhood brings me great pleasure as an adult: seeing a night sky lit up with the tiny flashes of fireflies, or lightning …
A Virginia program that recycles plastic pesticide containers collected nearly 40 percent more pounds of the cast-offs in 2014 than the year before.