Backyard Almanac: things to look at: Venus, coyotes and spiders in the snow ...

Dec 14, 2018

Photographer Stephen Shellard captured a snowflake precariously hanging from a few threads of spider web.
Credit Stephen Shellard/Flickr

The details of a different, disappointing December so far, but a lot more to see.

From Comet 46P/Wirtanen to the Geminid meteor showers to flying squirrels to Christmas bird counts, there are a million reasons to get out and enjoy the natural world, snow or not.