14
Jun

Walden Biodiversity Day

On July 3rd and 4th I'll be leading the second Walden Biodiversity Day, a gathering of top naturalists and field biologists — many of whom participated…

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09
Jun

When Birds Go Bad

As reported by the Wall Street Journal: a tiny blackbird has been tormenting pedestrians in the heart of San Francisco's financial district, guarding his nest in…

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31
May

Nature Sense

Here are some excerpts from "Nature Sense with Peter Alden" produced by Ernie Sarro. Invasive alien plants are a major threat to America's native plants and…

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05
Dec

Invasion!

I was interviewed about invasive species on the December 1st edition of Chronicles on WCVB-TV. From their program guide: Invasive alien species arriving by air, land…

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25
Sep

Return to Mazatlan

I'm returning to my roots in January 2009 with a series of tours out of Mazatlan, Mexico before, during and after the new Mazatlan Bird Festival.…

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02
Jul

On the Road Again

This October I'm leading a trip to the Galapogos for Road Scholar, with several more departures planned for next April and May. There's no doubt the…

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26
Dec

Have a Great 2008!

Here it is: I've written my first holiday letter since the Sox and Patriots started winning series and super bowls! Among many highlights of the year,…

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24
Dec

Pretty, but Pushy

I was recently interviewed by Karen Nugent of the Worcester Telegram about a topic near and dear to my heart - invasive alien plants, specifically, a…

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31
Oct

Rolling Down the River

Democratic Candidate for U.S. Congress Niki Tsongas invited me to provide color commentary on environmental issues during her "Rolling Down the River" campaign on the Sudbury…

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28
Sep

Teaming up with Thoreau

The Smithsonian Magazine has a an excellent article this month, Teaming Up With Thoreau by Michelle Nijhuis, that does a beautiful job of conveying what's so…

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