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Arb Notes: Inventorying arb species

Avery Blumenthal February 2, 2023

Carleton’s Arb houses a plethora of species. It is difficult — impossible really — to determine all of the species that inhabit the Arb. Many have been observed, but despite intensive searching,...

Arb Notes: Exciting Arb Trail Cam Find: a Fisher!

Arb Notes: Exciting Arb Trail Cam Find: a Fisher!

Avery Blumenthal September 22, 2022

Humans at Carleton share the Arb with remarkable species. Some of these creatures are abundant and conspicuous, while others are less in number and reclusive. Fishers (Pekania pennanti) are a mammal in...

Arb Notes: Fascinated and Fluted: Bird’s nest fungi in the arb

Avery Blumenthal April 28, 2022

There are many “ologies” in the world that relate to living organisms. Entomology, ornithology, mammalogy; the list goes on. One lesser-known discipline is mycology: the study of fungi. Fungi are...

Chaotic crow convention on campus (February 2022)

Arb Notes: Are Carls or Crows More Resourceful?

Avery Blumenthal March 4, 2022

Ubiquitous, overlooked and implicated in superstition, the American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos) might be Northfield’s most fascinating organism. American Crows range across the wildest and most...

Arb notes: Carleton’s stunning sparrows

Arb notes: Carleton’s stunning sparrows

Avery Blumenthal October 5, 2021

photograph by Mathew Zappa ‘22 Imagine crossing continents using only your physical strength, then doing it again, and again whenever the seasons change. This process defines the wonder that is migration....

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