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Kledang Saiong Forest Eco Park : Pitcher plants and a bird or two

Kledang Saiong Forest Eco Park : Pitcher plants and a bird or two

When:  July 2017                            Weather:  Hot 30+C at 3pm

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Weekend Reflections- Pitcher Plant

I spent a couple of wonderful hours at the Brokenhead Wetlands Interpretative Trail on Monday…..lots of orchids and carnivorous pitcher plants! The pitfall traps of the pitcher plants were filled with water after a rain so I had to take a photo of this…and I got some cool reflections in 3 of the 4 traps:

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Weekend Reflections

mercy mercy me (the ecology)

…oh things ain’t what they used to be… –  Marvin Gaye, 1971!

What was intended as an exercise in learning local ecology has become a documentation of its inexorable paving-over. 456 more words

Carnivorous Plants

I can’t help writing about these clever botanical guests in the garden. I tried growing them in high school back in Ohio, but wasn’t a very good caretaker. 183 more words

An Expedition to California Carnivores

Tucked into the farmlands of Sebastapol, is Northern California’s very own carnivorous jungle. With not only a retail area but a chunk of the greenhouse for viewing, stepping into California carnivores and being confronted with the toothy pitchers of… 791 more words