Biology News
Nature in Short / The joys of botany: Making observations and picking up terms - The Japan News

The Japan News
Last week's story featured a bilingual visual illustrating the male and female flowers of the inushide hornbeam, one of the most common woodland trees in the Kanto Region. The two types of flower were correctly identified in English, but in Japanese ...

Botany course celebrates landscape and heritage of Teesdale - The Northern Echo

The Northern Echo
TEESDALE residents can learn about their landscape and heritage while improving their botany skills on a free course next month. The Heart of Teesdale Landscape Partnership is offering a training course on the many woodland plants and flowers in the ...

Woodland Caribou

Edmonton - Canada

A threatened species in Alberta, Canada, different from the barrens herds in the north.

The Woodland Caribou

Information on Rangifer tarandus, an endangered Canadian species.

United States

Brief information on Rangifer tarandus.

Woodland Park Zoo
United States

Seattle. Includes family farm and children's discovery loop. Site has general information, zoo history, education program summary, special events, and animal fact sheets with photos, descriptions and conservation information.

Woodland Skipper Butterfly
United States

Article about the woodland skipper butterfly (Ochlodes sylvanoides), and its life cycle in the Seattle, Washington area.

Mountain Caribou Compendium
United States

Text file containing abstracts of papers on the biology, ecology, and conservation status of mountain caribou, from the Columbia Mountains Institute of Applied Ecology, British Columbia, Canada.

Woodland Park Zoo
United States


Details of some of the past and ongoing research being conducted into woodland caribou in the province of Alberta, Canada.

Woodland Kingfisher, Halcyon senegalensis
United Kingdom

Photograph and information on this bird and its distribution in Africa.

Arctic Wildlife: Caribou & Reindeer
United States

Provides a description of reindeer and caribou.

Human Role in Reindeer/Caribou Systems
United States

Outlines their research projects and offers profiles of herds around the arctic. Joint progect of Dartmouth College and the Institute of Arctic Studies.