Should You Get A Portable Air Purifier?


Even if you never before considered getting a home air purifier to filter out smoke, pollution, pollen or pet dander, the widening pandemic may have you pondering such a purchase now. But could an air cleaner really help keep your family safer from the coronavirus? Maybe, scientists say, but it depends on the type. Certain … Continue reading Should You Get A Portable Air Purifier?

Cabin Fever? Here’s How To Rediscover The Joy Of Biking


Six months in to this pandemic, if you’re feeling more than a little stir crazy, it might be time to rediscover a healthy outdoor activity: biking. Out on the open road with the breeze in your face, it’s an easy way to let cares roll off your back. Plus it’s great exercise and can give … Continue reading Cabin Fever? Here’s How To Rediscover The Joy Of Biking

Safe Pregnancy As COVID-19 Surges: What’s Best For Mom And Baby?


Carissa Helmer and her husband had been trying to get pregnant for five or six months by early April, when COVID-19 started to spike in the Washington, D.C., area where they live. Maybe, they mused, they should stop trying to conceive for a few months. But then a pregnancy test came back positive. click here … Continue reading Safe Pregnancy As COVID-19 Surges: What’s Best For Mom And Baby?

How To Start A COVID Victory Garden


My backyard used to be a junkyard, a tragic mix of rubble, tires, pipes, chew toys, glass shards. It felt hopeless. COVID-19 has changed my perspective. I was standing in a long line to get into the grocery store, and wondered: Why have I let all this dirt and sunlight and water go to waste? CLICK HERE to … Continue reading How To Start A COVID Victory Garden

Online Events!


April 14, 1:00 – 2:00pm | Natural History Museum iNaturalist TrainingApril 15, 1:30 – 2:30pm | Heal the Bay Knowledge Drop: Community ScienceApril 15, 3:00 – 4:00pm | AXS Art: Studio Life Online Art ClassesApril 16, 9:00am | Canvas8 Pandemic Culture Webinar Series: Re-EvaluationApril 16, 10:00am | COVID-19: Ongoing Global Responses and Social ImpactApril 16, … Continue reading Online Events!