The 119th Christmas Bird Count is conducted between Friday, December 14th and Saturday, January 5, 2019. I will probably head out into the cold this year. Hang with birders, drink hot chocolate, and thank myself numerous times for remembering to buy hand and foot warmers this year. Learn about this fun citizen science activity on […]
The 115th Christmas Bird Count runs from Sunday, December 14, 2104 through Monday, January 5, 2015. Check your local environmental centers for a count near you. Get Involved in the Christmas Bird Count – Find a Count Near you | National Audubon Society Birds.
The Grinnell Method has helped me become a better naturalist. I’ve been keeping a naturalist’s journal for a long time. But a year or so ago, I felt my journal writing had stagnated and needed a boost. I went searching for a way to make my nature journal more thorough. What I found was this method. The […]
Nature journaling is recording the natural happenings you see every day. Whether you write, draw, take photographs or press flowers, the result is the same, you end up creating a book that you love. You might like to take a look at my notebooks, I’ve been keeping since 1990. You don’t have to travel far […]
Becoming a naturalist can be a journey that lasts a lifetime. I’ve always admired people who could tell you what kind of bird was flying overhead, just by the silhouette. Or how the insects on the yellow flower over there spend their life cycle in a few short weeks. I have been striving toward being […]