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Taurus New Moon Solar Eclipse – Something Essential Disappears

By Risa D’Angeles Lunar & solar eclipses follow one another. Lunar eclipses occur at full moons, solar eclipses at new moons. Two weeks ago at the full moon we had

Cover Story

57 Turtles, And One Great Day on the Buffalo River

By Matt Bishop 57 Turtles. 15+ Waterfalls. 1 rogue wave. Zero Snakes. Now is the time to get the kids on the Buffalo River. On a Monday in mid-April, the

Making Ripples

Owls: Mystery of the Night

By Amanda Bancroft And for most creatures, owls are something to take seriously. Owls are carnivores and have a diverse diet of rodents, mammals, fish, birds, reptiles and insects. They

Advice Advice Goddess

Watching Paint Die

By Amy Alkon I’ve been dating a girl I really like for six weeks. She pays her rent with a 9-to-5 job but studied painting at art school and wants

Family Friendly

Bringing the Classroom Outdoors

Staff Report SUMMER PROGRAMS: This summer, ONSC will be offering a whole new lineup of classes in the arts, bugs, river adventures, nature writing, young naturalists, and separate science camps

Commentary

Western Drought and Sustainable Food Systems

By Gary Huxel The drought in California is stretching into Texas leaving much of the country’s prime agricultural areas in dire need of water and declining production of vegetables and

Making Ripples

The Buzz About Bees

By Amanda Bancroft According to the UC Berkeley Backyard Bee Lab, we all should want bees in our backyards! But why, if bees can potentially sting us? “Without bees, there

Commentary

We are Nature, Nature is Us

By Terrah Baker One of my first loves was nature. The trees that I climbed, the mud that I played in, the tadpoles that swam in the pools in the

Legacy Archive

Public Transportation on the Upswing

Transit ridership is indeed at its highest level in the U.S. in 57 years. According to data collected by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), Americans took 10.7 billion trips

Music

Idle Class Magazine Releases Special Edition

The Idle Class Magazine, Arkansas’ newest print and online publication showcasing the arts throughout the entire state, will celebrate the release of its new Legacy Issue on Friday, April 25,