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Juvenile Hawk in the Backyard

You never know what nature is going to show you…

When I went into the garage to move the clothes from the washer to the dryer, I noticed a large bird in the backyard.  144 more words

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The Balsamean Blog

Visit my other blog, The Balsamean™ (Ball-sah-MAY-en)– Balsamea is the forest refuge I live in, named for Abies balsamea, the balsam fir tree.  Living there makes me The Balsamean, of course.  296 more words

Dennis Koenig

Introducing Me...

For the past fortnight, I have been rushed off my feet with deadlines at uni and contacting various experts and organisations regarding my next post about the illegal trade in manta and mobula ray gill rakers. 1,133 more words

My Egret Article was Published

It was great to see my article on egrets show up in the Lake County News today.  CLICK HERE to read the entire thing.

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Wings, warming and Walden Pond

Early birds:

Image Markus Vareavuo/naturepl.com

Birds are migrating earlier as temperatures rise: see http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-38450228

Warning of warming in the 1840s:

Henry David Thoreau’s notes from Walden Pond provide a benchmark for climate change; see more at… 83 more words


Saplings growing their different ways.


the trees are crying as they sway.

Of what they have seen…

they will not say.


My top 5 Reasons You Should Steam Your Hair

I believe steam is a necessary part of the healthy hair journey to keep your coils and curls moisturized. Using steam on your hair simply means to add warm moisture to the hair strands without direct water. 467 more words

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