Crazy for Cicadas

 Schrader Center Nature Educators Separate Cicada Facts from Fiction and Teach Kids What All The “Buzz” Is About Most years as the weather warms, we look forward to spending time outdoors.  This year...

A Pear Tree Spring in Wheeling

Ahh, Springtime in downtown Wheeling. I am new here. During the very hot August of 2015, I moved into the biggest house I have ever lived in. It's been a rather long journey getting settled in. The house...

Interesting Flora of Ohio County

Creek-Side Flora This time of year is the perfect time to go out looking for interesting plants. There are so many to find, and flora is constantly changing. I especially enjoy identifying those with...

Local Birds Of Spring, A Photo Essay

Spring has returned, and so have the birds (and the birds that didn't leave are happier). Local photographer Anna Fonner of Ark Photography has been busy snapping their photos all over Wheeling. Check out her...

Get Outside and Do Nothing!

Photographs and Story By Alice Eastman Weelunk Contributor   Climbing trees, making mud pies, rolling over logs, catching crayfish, building snowmen, collecting pinecones, and doing nothing. Most...