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Now about Wilbur..........

Last fall I wrote a couple blogs about our resident groundhog (thief) Wilbur.  https://sarasinart.net/2016/11/26/wilbur-wrote-a-blog/ Well, now there is more story about Wilbur, and I need to especially say that he is not Wilbur, she is Wilburina! 214 more words

Garden/Yard

New paper: Top predators constrain mesopredator distributions

Authors: Thomas M. Newsome, Aaron C. Greenville, Duško Ćirović, Chris R. Dickman, Chris N. Johnson, Miha Krofel, Mike Letnic, William J. Ripple, Euan G. Ritchie, Stoyan Stoyanov & Aaron J. 271 more words

Ecology

No pesticides needed in my garden to tackle "pests"

After the cold April month with a predominantly Northern wind, I welcomed the warmer weather in May. We also had some much needed rain. Our weather is quite inconsistent these days with highs and lows. 206 more words

Nature

Newt survey log #3

After a few shadowy, eye-strainy outings with sup-par lamps (detailed in my previous newt survey logs #1 and #2) we finally received our shiny new batteries – and they really did shine! 534 more words

Ecology

Optimal Mangrove

Thanks to Anthropocene’s Brandon Keim for the summary and insights from  Mangroves optimized: How to make coastal habitats sequester even more carbon:

Of all the carbon buried in the floors of Earth’s oceans, most of it is found in the narrow strip of tidal marshes, seagrass beds, and mangroves along their edge.

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Conservation

I am Catastrophe

Shoreline

Living near the coast of Lake Michigan I find myself in the liminal space where things are always changing. As an artist I go to the shoreline frequently to absorb the atmosphere. 1,204 more words

Art