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Good weather for mushrooms

The recent heat, rain, and high humidity have created ideal conditions for the growth of fungi in the woods and fields. A few days ago while cutting poles I noticed these small (about 1 inch across) shelf mushrooms on a dead aspen tree. 95 more words

Photography

Cutting poles

I’m getting closer to finishing the squash trellis and not a moment too soon as the plants are at the stage where they are ready to vine. 217 more words

Nature

China, What Will it Be?

China recently announced plans to build a 5,300 km railway linking the Atlantic with the Pacific, cutting through the heart of the Amazon jungle in Brazil and Peru. 276 more words

Conservation

Pope cardinal ....Amazon Rainforest Bird...Cardinalidae

Pope cardinal…Amazon Rainforest bird

Pope Cardinals were regular visitors to the lodge in the Amazon Rainforest, but a flash of blood red in the shrubs was usually all I got to see of this bird…the bad photo shows the difficulty I found with photographing this vibrantly coloured bird in the forest. 65 more words

Forests

Alberta Wildland Firefighting Adventures – On the ground at the Lodgepole wildfire

Day 1 –Tuesday, May 12

The morning started off normally with a crew run. We try to get in a solid hour fitness with the whole 20 pack every day. 598 more words

Forests

Alberta Wildland Firefighting Adventures – On the ground at the Lodgepole wildfire

Day 1 –Tuesday, May 12

The morning started off normally with a crew run. We try to get in a solid hour fitness with the whole 20 pack every day. 598 more words

Forests