Articles by Bil Gilbert
Before "ecology" became a buzzword, John Steinbeck preached that man is related to the whole thing
Lily dale, New York, is a curious little village where the still-quick commune with the once-quick
Although they are by nature loners, these clever "cats" don't mind a little human companionship
Oh yes, it's a touchy-feely creature all right, but the collared peccary, or javelina, has very big teeth and it knows how to use them
The pioneering naturalist Constantine Rafinesque did just about everything, and he always did it his way
If schools aim to bring out the best in our youth, why do they name their teams after beasts, bullies and buccaneers?
Rehabilitating injured or abandoned wildlife fulfills the longing of many animal lovers to know other bloods
In his lifetime no one did more than Ernest Thompson Seton to promote the idea that nature is a very good thing
If it is tall, wide and thick enough, it might qualify for listing on the National Register of Big Trees--but first someone has to find it
It doesn't get hyped big-time like other sports, but at the grass-roots level, where it thrives, softball is in a league of its own
It appears to be made out of spare parts, but the only mammal equipped with a carapace is actually a model of ecological efficiency
A sculpture in the Smithsonian collection reveals much about how the Indians of the West were viewed in the early ages of the United States
We were floundering in the War of 1812 when young Captain Perry delivered the winning motto, "Don't Give Up The Ship"