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N is for Nymphaea

Nymphaea are rhizomatous, submerged aquatic perennials with floating, rounded leaves and showy, sometimes fragrant, cup- or bowl-shaped flowers in a wide range of colours, held on or above the water and followed by submerged, berry-like fruits. 75 more words


Free public swimming from 1 to 4 pm on April 15, 16 & 17

Thanks to the generosity of Tim Hortons, there is a free public swim taking place from 1 – 4 pm on April 15, 16 & 17 at the Aboussafy Aquatic Centre in Wetaskiwin. Don’t miss out!

Hey, fellow humans! Today, we’re gonna talk about Capybaras. No, not a Chupacabra, a Capybara! These guys are the world’s largest rodents. It’s like a moose-faced groundhog with duck feet. 118 more words

Kangka Zhouzhuang Tourist Resort Aquatic Club / UDG China

Architects: UDG China Place: Zhouzhuangzhen, Kunshan, Suzhou, Jiangsu, China, Architect In Charge: Qian Qiang, Li Xiaojian, Bernd Lederle, Feng Haihua, Li Chencheng, Bi Yifei, Tanase Yo Shoji, Satoshi Morita, Chen Hongbin, Simone De Gradi Area: 1800. 12 more words

Help celebrate Earth Day by cleaning up the beach at Point Robinson, Maury Island

Maury Island Beach clean-up

Are you tired of seeing bottles, food wrappers and so much other trash floating around on what could be beautiful beaches and tidelands? 285 more words


Adhene B&W

Re-edit of an old photo, I think it looks better in Black and White! :)
Colour version: http://lifeinaphotograph.wordpress.com/2012/11/01/adhene/



Why do we say that frogs are living dead? Taking the American Bullfrogs (Rana catesbeiana) as an example, they will hibernate/estivate but they will not spend the winter the way aquatic turtles do, digging into the mud at the bottom of a pond or stream. 189 more words