Kathryn Koehler
Author for A-Z Animals

Hi! I'm Kat, and my favorite animals are river otters and goldfinches.
Baking, gardening, and sewing are my favorite pastimes.
I live with two people and two dogs.

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 4 weeks 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 1 month 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 3 months ago