Winter Plant Adaptations

Winter Plant Adaptations The first sign of fall is often associated with dying gardens and colorful forests, but not all trees change colors and wildflowers die. What causes the leaves to change? Which plants will come back next spring? Over time, plants have adapted to their environment, and in the Sawtooths especially, these adaptations are […]

Taking a Lichen to Moss

Taking a Lichen to Moss Imagine you are out hiking. You come across a patch of fallen and dead trees in a meadow. You can smell the musk of soft, wet bark in the air. The forest is silent except for the occasional tapping of a Lewis’s Woodpecker. Suddenly, you see a tuft of hair […]