Nature’s Way

Each issue of Yarrow & Cleat features perspective on our own plight by taking a look at something from the natural world.

The crickets’ hum on a late summer eve brings joy.

This iconic crustacean is threatened by warming waters—here’s why.

A lesson from this toxic mushroom on respecting the boundaries of others.

With so much uncertainty all around, thank goodness for Maine’s dependable blueberry.

Absent from the state for almost two centuries, this Maine survivor has made quite a comeback.

A reminder that we creatures of Earth are more alike than not.

Lessons from seal pup season on keeping a watchful eye.

The periwinkle snail is a most unexpected exemplar.

Taking comfort from an unlikely source.

Her species having survived near extinction, today Mazie the Osprey soars above Townsend Gut.