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Ended the day staring into the Middle Creek Levisa Fork, a stream in Floyd County.

In 1862 the Battle of Middle Creek was fought west of Prestonsburg along hills overlooking its banks. 24 more words


Educator Spotlight: Finding Nature in the City

Patrick Blessinger, this week’s Educator of the Week, finds ways to connect his students with the natural world despite their school’s inner-city location. To help his 6th-graders learn to think like scientists, he took them on a field trip from the Bronx to Randall’s Island Park, where they observed the wetlands’ wildlife and plants, interacted with field educators, and explored the ecosystem’s structure and function. 624 more words


Next stop, Turks and Caicos!

Frequent visitors to the blog will remember my Redonda adventure earlier this year. If you want to catch up, here are a few posts about my trip to Antigua and Barbuda, and from there to the remote island of Redonda. 268 more words


The regular routine

To keep the crop shares coming the usual work has to be done. Needs must or no crop shares. Potatoes are being lifted and spaces filled with pak choi and kale. 165 more words

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