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Developing Food Resilience

Moments occur in time that with hindsight can appear as an alternative path or as a spark of inspiration that if pursued can lead to opportunities and connections. 481 more words


Urbanization is good for pests and bad for trees

My wife is from a neighborhood outside Baltimore called Lawyer’s Hill. This is where, in the 18th century, lawyers (and I assume doctors and other gentlemen) had country houses and could escape the summer heat. 744 more words

Riverfront Development Public Meetings

The City of Fort Wayne will host the next round of public meetings with the City’s riverfront consultant, SWA Group, this Wednesday and Thursday. Both meetings will take place downtown at the main branch of the Allen County Public Library in the theater (downstairs!). 63 more words


butterflies in golden gate park: anise swallowtail

I have been noticing butterflies in the park lately.  This Anise Swallowtail (Papilio zelicaon) was flitting around a patch of yarrow and sticky monkey flower near the reservoir above the falls on Strawberry Hill this past week, while I was busy sketching a Red-tailed Hawk.   399 more words

Golden Gate Park

Miami Geo Quiz #12: Canal Vultures

How well do you know the spaces and places constituting greater metropolitan Miami?

How many turkey vultures are visible in the photo? . . . Just kidding! 125 more words

Miami Geo Quiz

ParrotNet funding available for international collaboration in avian invasion biology and the study of non-native birds

European funding of up to €2500 available to foster international collaborations and enhance research expertise in avian invasion biology and the study of non-native birds… 644 more words

Human-wildlife Interactions

red tailed hawk on strawberry hill in golden gate park

This weekend, on another sketching expedition in Golden Gate Park, I spotted a young red tailed hawk in a tree just at eye level on Strawberry Hill.   205 more words

Golden Gate Park