Wildlife Watch

Wildlife Watch is a series of monthly stories by Honorary Director Marian Harman. Marian has been writing these since 1990! We’re delighted to feature her new stories here to share with you!

Wildlife Watch by Marian Harman – May 2021

May 26, 2021

Birds need native trees. Laura Tangley and Desiree Narango worked for three years as interns for Professor Doug Tallamy, Professor of Entomology at the University of Delaware. They studied how

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Wildlife Watch by Marian Harman – April 2021

May 2, 2021

Bees are  keystone species in the web of life. The presence of bees in our yards and open spaces is essential to the pollination and flourishing of our plants, and

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Wildlife Watch by Marian Harman

March 29, 2021

What It’s Like To Be a Bird Just as most gardeners love to read seed catalogs in spring, most bird watchers enjoy reading bird books. There is a new bird

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Wildlife Watch by Marian Harman – February 2021

March 26, 2021

Birders often refer to little brown birds as LBB’s or LBJ’s (“little brown jobs”). They can be extremely confusing to identify, but seeing them at your bird feeder gives you

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Wildlife Watch by Marian Harman – January 2021

January 29, 2021

In this winter of our Covid discontent, we have something exciting to look for at our feeders. According to the National Audubon website, this winter is “one of the biggest

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Wildlife Watch by Marian Harman – October 2020

October 28, 2020

Many of Westford’s birds have migrated south by now, and we miss seeing them at our feeders and hearing their songs in our yards and woods. But, late fall and

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