Cohabitating, Lichen Style
Lichen can’t be discussed without talking about cohabitation — two partners living in one space. In this case, it’s on the surface of rocks and trees, and the two partners are fungi and microscopic...
Fun Facts About Tahoe’s Flora and Fauna | Winter 2018-19
While nature is perhaps most easily enjoyed and appreciated during the summer, Tahoe’s winter ecology is equally intriguing.
A Local Success Story
Tapping craft kegs and stocking craft cans in a relatively remote and rugged region isn’t simply a matter of shipping and receiving. The Craft Beer Fairy doesn’t drive up and down Interstate 80 all week long dropping off beer. Learn how local retailers take on the challenge of providing craft beer to a thirsty audience.
Happy Halloween! | 2014
It must be Halloween, the leaves are changing and pine needles are falling. Here's a list of events in the area.
These turbulent social and political times can threaten friendships or build tension or even estrangement with family members. Here are some wellness tips for talking politics with loved ones.
John Muir’s “Squirrel of Squirrels”
The Douglas squirrel (Tamiasciurus douglasii), aka the chickaree, aka the animal that “Peterson Field Guide Mammals of North America” calls “the noisy little squirrel of the evergreen forests of the West,” is one of...
Broccoli’s Secret Weapon
Cruciferous veggies have a secret weapon called sulforaphane.
Potatoes — Filling or Fattening?
We all know the potato is filling, but is it fattening, too?
Tahoe Snowstorms: Winter’s Tumbleweeds