After Hurricane Sandy, scientists discovered a hopeful sign in New Jersey: piping plover habitat that had been created by the storm. via A new reality for plovers on the Jersey Shore — U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region
via A ‘jaw-dropping’ 15 million super-environmentalists don’t vote in the midterms – ThinkProgress
“CBS This Morning”: television show had a segment on “forest bathing”. I decided to re-post this blog’s short article from 2013 with research references for those who are interested. I had noticed for several years the therapeutic effect a walk in the forest had on me. When I recently read an article on ‘forest bathing’, […]
No, this isn’t the same garden from earlier this year. That is another story- stay tuned.
A FYI for my readers on a guided journal for nature journal and observers.
Often in the conservation movement, the contributions of people of color are overlooked or thought to be nonexistent. The Pennsylvania Conservation and Natural Resources published a short article on the work of the segregated Civilian Conservation Corps and their work in PA state parks. The units of predominately African American men built roads, shelters, camp tables, […]
I will be teaching a class entitled, “Nature in Winter” on January 31, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for the Mt. Airy Learning Tree here in Philadelphia. The class will be a slideshow presentation and talk about the scientific processes and beauty of the winter season. Some of the questions we […]
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary in Berks County Thursday reported the autumn Hawk Watch tallied 17,012 raptors in over 1,000 hours of effort. The overall total was 6 percent below the 10-year average.Four species were spotted in above-average numbers, including turkey vultures, bald eagles, broad-winged hawks, and peregrine falcons. The broad-winged hawk total count, 10,726, was 36… via […]
via Hold Onto Your Bins: Another Blizzard of Snowy Owls Could Be Coming | Audubon
via Why birds lose their feathers — What are bird molts? | Audubon