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Fun with iNaturalist

I’ve started uploading some observations of plants and occasional other critters to iNaturalist.org. iNaturalist is a project of the California Academy of Sciences that serves as an on-line place “where you can record what you see in nature, meet other nature lovers, and learn about the natural world”. 266 more words

Bodie Hills

Underneath my feet

Walking along a beach on a calm day, snagging bits of trash—mostly straws, bottle caps, and broken fragments of hard plastic—something scuttled near my feet. 69 more words

Local Nature

Five MORE great apps for modern naturalists

Following my first post on the subject, I thought I would revisit the matter of great mobile applications designed to make life easier for naturalists on the go – there are just so many worthy of a mention and it very, very difficult to choose! 813 more words

Nature

Fungus Among Us

Lately, I find myself missing grade school, good old-fashioned K-12. I know there’s a lot of debate today about public education and what’s wrong with it. 640 more words

Butterfly

July 2017 iNaturalist Vermont Photo-Observation of the Month — Vermont Center for Ecostudies

Has a Painted Lady ever looked more ravishing?  If you haven’t discovered iNaturalist, it’s time.

Painted Lady nectaring on coneflower. /© Bryan Pfeiffer Congratulations to Bryan Pfeiffer for winning the July 2017 iNaturalist Vermont photo-observation of the month contest.

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Life

Amazing Moths of Breaks Interstate Park

Breaks Interstate Park (BIP) is home to a variety of unique and beautiful moths. These moths play an important role in the ecosystem of the park. 213 more words

Citizen Science