Les Line

Articles by Les Line

Slings and Arrows: Why Birders Love to Hate Blue Jays

January 20, 2012 — They’re smart, spectacular, and vocally versatile, so is the species really so bad?

Buying Time

September 08, 2011 — For bobolinks, savannah sparrows, and other birds that make their nests in hayfields, a delayed harvest can spell the difference between life and death. 

The Long View

September 06, 2011 — Isle Royale National Park draws visitors who like nature rugged and remote. It’s also the site of the longest-running study ever of a predator and its primary prey—even as global warming shows signs of upsetting the natur

New York City's High Line Park Will Soon Be Upstaged in Poughkeepsie

September 22, 2009

Tulips in the Treetops

June 01, 2009

My Own Close Call Over the Hudson

January 16, 2009

Caroling Coyotes

December 22, 2008

Pondering Pecans

December 05, 2008

Urban Black Bears Live Fast, Die Young

November 21, 2008

Favorite Woodland Flowers: Going, Going, Gone

November 16, 2008