Lexi Krupp holds a master’s degree in journalism from New York University and a bachelor’s degree in biology from Dartmouth College. After her career in education, she transitioned to journalism. Lexi comes from Gimlet Media where she helped the "Science Vs" podcoast team distinguish what's fact from what's not, and has written for a range of publications including Audubon and Vice.
While most birds are facing rapid population declines across the continent, a long-lived scavenger is gaining ground in Vermont. The first pair of black vultures known to nest in Vermont had a chick in a falling down barn in Burlington in the spring of 2020.
Each spring, millions of frogs and salamanders head to wetlands to breed. Their migration is fraught with human hazards that can threaten entire populations. But more people are paying attention, and by keeping track of these animals, they can do something to help.
In January, a group of nordic skaters were on Lake Winnipesaukee when they came across something that shouldn’t have been there. Swimming on a small patch of open water were 10 loons. And they were stuck.
Many complain Michigan's new restrictions on commercial fishing would shut down their businesses. The state supplies much of the Great Lakes' whitefish, and there are warnings of looming shortages.