Kathryn Koehler
Author for A-Z Animals

Kathryn Koehler is a writer at A-Z-Animals where her focus is on unusual animals, places, and events. Kat has over 20 years of experience as a professional writer and educator. She holds a master's degree from Vanderbilt University. When she is not writing for A-Z-Animals, Kat enjoys puttering in her garden, baking deliciously healthful treats for her family, and playing with her two rescue mutts, Popcorn and Scooter. She resides in Tennessee.

Discover the Highest Point in Philadelphia Picture

Before the advent of modern technology, professionals determined elevation through manual methods. These included leveling, trigonometric surveying, barometric pressure measurements, topographic maps, altimeters, and visual estimation. These methods relied on… Read More

By Kathryn Koehler 3 months ago

How Deep Is Narragansett Bay? Picture

Along the coastline of Rhode Island, Narragansett Bay's historic towns blend with the majesty of the Atlantic Ocean. Narragansett Bay is a coastal plain estuary, featuring cities like Providence, Newport,… Read More

By Kathryn Koehler 4 months ago

Straw Mushrooms: A Complete Guide Picture

Straw mushrooms (Volvariella volvacea), also called paddy straw mushrooms, are garnering widespread popularity for their agreeable flavor and versatile culinary applications. Native to Southeast Asia, these edible mushrooms have found… Read More

By Kathryn Koehler 5 months ago