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Lathrop's Quiet Vernal Pools

by Barbara Walvoord

First Printed in Lathrop Lamp Post, Nov.  18-24, 2017

Last spring, our vernal pools were jumping with visible life.  Mating wood frogs quacked in a loud chorus.    367 more words

Observing Our Land

Park Ranger On His Lunch Break Rediscovers Rare Species Lost For 42 Years

(CBS Local) — A nature preserve guard in Guatemala made history while on his lunch break when he spotted a creature that biologists had lost track of for 42 years. 278 more words

Talkers

FIND ONE, LOSE ONE

My generation, and yours, whatever your age, will see more and more species go extinct.  That is a result of what our “civilization” and resource exploitation has done to Earth.  73 more words

Natural History

Park Ranger On His Lunch Break Rediscovers Rare Species Lost For 42 Years

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A nature preserve guard in Guatemala made history while on his lunch break when he spotted a creature that biologists had lost track of for 42 years. 289 more words

planting daffodils

Yesterday, during a break in the storm, I planted daffodils with my granddaughter Kelly. She’s 3. We had a bag containing 50 bulbs and we planted them all in rough areas where I want a bit of colour next spring. 373 more words

Forest Floor Still Life with a Salamander, Snake and Various Butterflies around a Thistle -- Otto Marseus van Schrieck

 Forest Floor Still Life with a Salamander, Snake and Various Butterflies around a Thistle, by Otto Marseus van Schrieck (1613-1678)

Art

The melodic music of Konami shooters

For the past several weeks I’ve been in thrall to the Gradius series. The strategic power-up selection, the challenging levels, and the reward of downing a powerful boss – it’s a joy to play these games. 1,612 more words

Written By Adrian