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Carolina Anole

One of the first reptiles I ever kept was one of those little color-changing lizards I caught in the backyard. That was back in Orlando, Florida. 58 more words

IPhone Video

Why am I a pessimist?

I have regularly written about the declines in wildlife, http://www.worldlandtrust.org/news/2017/07/moving-baseline-syndrome  and feel compelled to do so yet again. This year we have had two pairs of swallows bring off single broods of young, and a pair of spotted flycatchers are now rearing a second brood; and we had two purring turtle doves this year, last year only one.  718 more words

A Piedmonter Re-visits the NC Coast

Two weeks ago, Wonder Spouse and I vacationed on Oak Island, NC — a very southern NC beach that is still relatively undeveloped. As a child, I enjoyed family vacations here, so the area holds a special place in my heart. 1,504 more words

Native Wildlife

RESPONSES TO DRAFT EASTERN GREY KANGAROOS CONTROLLED NATIVE SPECIES PLAN SUBMISSION FROM CONSERVATOR OF FLORA AND FAUNA AND MY RESPONSE, (shown first). 15/5/17

WILDLIFE CARERS GROUP is a VOLUNTARY INDEPENDENT NON PROFIT COMMUNITY BASED GROUP with no Government funding – Independent – adj. 1. Not governed by a foreign power; self-governing. 2,802 more words

Conservation in the Community

Sturt Greens Public Forum: Conservation in your Community

NPSP Payneham Library Trinity room, 22 May 6:30-9:30

The loss of native habitat in our urban centres has led to the decline of wildlife populations. 138 more words

Conservation

Wetland Wonderland

Wonder Spouse and I have lived on our five acres of green chaos since 1989. We’re not in a subdivision. Our road was a country road to nowhere back then, with mostly small houses set back from the street a bit, adjacent to fields and forest. 885 more words

Piedmont Gardening

Snow Days

The forecasters predicted my area could receive as much as 6-8 inches of dry snow on January 7, but warm air pushed up from the south, so we ended up with 2.5 inches of sleet and 0.5 inch of snow on top. 798 more words

Piedmont Gardening