Website Updates

A listing of recent changes made to the website, for those interested in new species pages that go up, corrections to the old pages, and new pictures that are added.

4 February 2021

Added a page for Arrowhead Spider, and added it to the list of Insects and Spiders in the Park.  Added comparison to the page for Arrow-Shaped Micrathena.  Corrected an error on the spider list (Harvestmen are not spiders.)

1 February 2021

Added a page for Horsehair Worms, and added those creatures to the list of other invertebrates in the Park.

26 January 2021

Added a page for Southern Soldiers (a lichen), added that species to the Fungus List, and added comments about it to the page for British Soldiers.

31 December 2020

Added a page for Gray-White Slime Balls, added that species to the Fungus List, and added comments about it to the page for Lawn Ashes.

30 December 2020

Added a page for Hare's Foot Inkcap, added that species to the Fungus List, and added comments about it to the pages for  Fairy Inkcap, Shaggy Mane, Alcohol Inky, and Scaly Inkcap.

29 December 2020

Updated page for Fairy Inkcap or Non-Inky Coprinus, with new pictures.

17 December 2020

Added a page for Carnival Candy Slime Mold.

15 December 2020

Added new pictures for Winter Mushroom of Velvetfoot.

7 December 2020

Added new pictures for Shaggy Scalecap mushroom.

4 December 2020

Added new pictures for Multicolored Gilled Polypore.

3 December 2020

Added a page for Blewit (a mushroom), and added a link for that species to the Fungus List.

29 November 2020

Added a page for Sulfur Tuft (a mushroom), and added a link for that species to the Fungus List.

28 November 2020

Updated the page for Purple Jelly Drops, with a more specific identification, some micrographs and more information.  Similarly updated the page for Eyelash Cup with micrographs and more information.

24 November 2020

Added new pictures for Deadly Galerina.

23 November 2020

Added a page for Artist's Conk, and added a link for that species to the Fungus List.

18 November 2020

Added a page for Purple Jelly Drops, and added a link for that species to the Fungus List.

31 July 2020

Added a page for the Eastern Red Damselfly, and added a link for that species to the Dragonfly and Damselfly List.

30 July 2020

Added a page for the American Mink, and added that species to the Mammal List.

28 July 2020

Added pages for two moths, Harris's Three Spot, and Hummingbird Clearwing.  Added the Three Spot to the Butterfly and Moth List as it is a new species for the Park, and added links for both species.

23 July 2020

Updated the page for American Snout Butterfly with an improved picture of the pattern on the upper wings. Also updated the page for  Yellow Goatsbeard with a new picture, a closeup of the seedhead.

22 July 2020

Added a page for Aphids, and added these insects to the Insects and Spiders List.  Also added a missing link to the Wildflower list for Yellow Goatsbeard.  There were already links in the Plant Phylogeny and Plant Index lists.

21 July 2020

Updated pages for Enchanter's Nightshade, Fringed Loosestrife, Hedge Maple and American Snout Butterfly with new pictures.

8 July 2020

Added a page for Red Velvet Mite, and added it to the Insects and Spiders List.

6 July 2020

Updated pages, with new photographs, for Enchanter's Nightshade, Nipplewort, and Common Hedge Nettle.

5 July 2020

Added a page for Scaly Ink Cap, and updated related pages of Shaggy Mane and Alcohol Inky.  Added the new species to the Fungi List.

25 June 2020

24 June 2020

8 February 2020

28 January 2020

25 January 2020

21 January 2020

20 January 2020

19 January 2020

18 January 2020

25 August 2019

13 August 2019

31 July 2019

30 July 2019

29 July 2019

26 July 2019

12 July 2019

3 July 2019

2 July 2019

29 June 2019

25 June 2019

24 June 2019

17 June 2019

  • Updated the News page to include pictures from the first Outdoor Classroom Lecture of 2019.

14 June 2019

  • Added news about the first Outdoor Classroom lecture to the News page and updated the Home page and Lecture series page. Unfortunately pictures are delayed, because of technical difficulties, but will be up next week. Also corrected the name of the speaker for the second lecture on the Schedule page.

13 June 2019

15 May 2019

17 January 2019

16 January 2019

  • Added posters of research performed in Wildwood Park and presented in December at RU. These are accessible from the Research page. Also added information about the studies to the News page and on the homepage.

15 January 2019

  • Added a new page for the Red Fox, confirmed to visit the Park by RU students.

11 January 2019

  • Added a couple of trail camera pics from RU students to the white-tailed deer page.

9 January 2019

  • Added links to two research projects by Radford University students in Wildwood. One study looks at phenology -- the timing of seasonal activities of living things, and the other examines the health of Wildwood Park's forests. The links were added to the website Research page and to the News page. The more recent study was also featured on our homepage.

7 January 2019

  • Added a picture to the page for Weber's Sunburst lichen, and added a new page for the Raccoon, confirmed to hang out in the Park by RU students.

4 January 2019

2 January 2019

28 December 2018

27 December 2018

20 December 2018

19 December 2018

17 December 2018

  • Added a couple of improved pics to the Box Elder page and revised the text.

24 August 2018

27 July 2018

13 July 2018

12 July 2018

11 July 2018

6 July 2018

5 July 2018

2 July 2018

27 June 2018

24 May 2018

17 May 2018

  • Updated page for the Hedge Maple, with new text and photos. Added newly minted common names for 4 species of moths previously without them -- see Butterflies & Moths page.

18 August 2017

  • Updated News page with information on the last Outdoor Classroom lecture of 2017. Updated information on the lecture series.

4 August 2017

  • Updated News page with information on the fifth Outdoor Classroom lecture of 2017. Updated information on the lecture series.

28 July 2017

  • Updated News page with information on the fourth Outdoor Classroom lecture of 2017. Updated information on the lecture series.

7 July 2017

  • Updated News page with information on the third Outdoor Classroom lecture of 2017. Updated information on the lecture series.

29 June 2017

28 June 2017

  • Updated News page with information on the second Outdoor Classroom lecture of 2017.

26 June 2017

22 June 2017

17 June 2017

12 June 2017

26 May 2017

24 May 2017

15 May 2017

  • Updated News page with announcement of recent newly found species in the Park. Add these species to the Butterfly page and to the Bird page.

11 May 2017

  • Updated News page with announcement of the Outdoor Classroom Lecture Series of 2017. Added the Lecture Schedule.

18 August 2016

  • Updated News page with news on the final Outdoor Classroom Lectures of 2016.

8 July 2016

  • Updated News page with news on the third Outdoor Classroom Lecture of 2016.

1 July 2016

29 June 2016

28 June 2016

27 June 2016

  • New page for Bulblet Bladder Fern.
  • Removed several species of ferns from the Fern List that have not confirmed in the Park (Tennessee Bladder Fern, Hay-Scented Fern).

24 June 2016

23 June 2016

22 June 2016

16 June 2016

15 June 2016

14 June 2016

13 June 2016 10 June 2016
  • Updated News page with news on the first Outdoor Classroom Lecture of 2016.
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13 May 2016

  • New page for the Peaceful Mourning Bee, a rarely seen bee spotted in Wildwood this year. It is a pretty bee with scandalous behavior.

12 May 2016

  • After a long, busy semester, I finally have time for updates. New page for Chosen Sallow, a fairly rare moth in these parts.


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