Grassland Groupies

North America

Small, yellow coreopsis flowers with dark brown centers and thin, dark green stems and leaves.

Native Gardening

Native gardening is a great way to help the environment as well as show your neighbors you’re definitely better than them.


These feisty little ecosystem engineers are expert diggers, seek out drugs, and are great models for anxiety.

Bumblebee perched in the middle of a flower.


Bumblebees are excellent pollinators and have surprisingly complex brains.

Tick waving arms at the very top of a leaf.

Diseased Bloodsuckers

Saw-filled mouths, magical spit, and so much more. Ticks are truly marvelous little bloodsuckers.

Indian Painted Grasshoppers mating on plant.


Grasshoppers may yet save the world… if they don’t destroy it first.

Midwestern Oak Savanna

The U.S. hosts a globally imperiled ecosystem not many recognize: the Oak Savanna. Let’s restore this once ubiquitous, parklike grassland.


The cunning trickster, adaptable to all terrains, foods, and lifestyles. Loved and hated by many.