Indiana Artist Wins 2020 California Duck Stamp Art Contest — CDFW News

A painting by Jeffrey Klinefelter of Etna Green, Ind. has been chosen as the winner of the 2020 California Duck Stamp Art Contest. The painting, which depicts a pair of canvasbacks, will be the official design for the 2020-2021 stamp. Klinefelter previously won the California Duck Stamp Art Contest in 2009, as well as the […]

Indiana Artist Wins 2020 California Duck Stamp Art Contest — CDFW News

We are family. — This, that and the other thing

I got all my sisters with me (or maybe brothers.) This group of cuties and their mom weren’t too afraid of me as I sat by the side of the lake. They would bunch up, for all the world like a pre-game huddle, then waddle cutely to and fro a bit before huddling up again. […]

We are family. — This, that and the other thing

On This Day – Hadrian’s Wall in Northumbria — Have Bag, Will Travel

While the current travel restrictions are in place I have no new stories to post so what I thought that I would do is to go through my picture archives and see where I was on this day at any time in the last few travelling years. Relatively recently, on 30th June 2018 I was […]

On This Day – Hadrian’s Wall in Northumbria — Have Bag, Will Travel

#YCW2020 A Day in the Life – Isle of May Nature Reserve Manager David Steel — Scotland’s Nature

During the Year of Coasts and Waters 2020, we’ve been joining SNH staff working along our shorelines and waterways to gain an insight into the important and varied work they do. This month Isle of May National Nature Reserve (NNR) Manager David Steel reflects on an unusual start to the season as a result of […]

#YCW2020 A Day in the Life – Isle of May Nature Reserve Manager David Steel — Scotland’s Nature

The Bureau of Land Management’s nefarious, brutal plan for Wild Horses — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

By Ginger Kathrens & Charlotte Roe as published on The Washington Examiner Environmental travesties are on the rise, many obscured by the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the biggest ones will soon be taken up by Congress. In its long-overdue report to Congress, the Bureau of Land Management proposes capturing and removing 220,000 wild horses and burros over 10 years to achieve […]

The Bureau of Land Management’s nefarious, brutal plan for Wild Horses — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Burrowing Owls — Maternal Love — Sonoran Images

You may enlarge any image in this blog by clicking on it. Click again for a detailed view. I know that I should not attribute human characteristics to wildlife. That said, it is impossible not to see the intensely close bonds between some parents and their offspring. In the case of Burrowing Owls that relationship […]

Burrowing Owls — Maternal Love — Sonoran Images

Woman, 72, gored by bison while trying to take photo at Yellowstone National Park — KTLA

A 72-year-old California woman was gored by a bison in Yellowstone National Park, a news release from the park said. The woman approached the bison to take a picture and got within 10 feet of it multiple times before it gored her on June 25, according to the release. She sustained multiple goring wounds and was…

Woman, 72, gored by bison while trying to take photo at Yellowstone National Park — KTLA