OPINION: The Dollars and Cents of America’s Wild Horses — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

By William E. Simpson as published on The Pagosa Daily Post “Only a tiny minority of Americans want to see American wild horses sent to slaughter to make room for more livestock grazing on public lands.” BLM Victims of Antelope Complex Stampede ~ photo by Terry Fitch of Wild Horse Freedom Federation Obviously, we don’t […]

OPINION: The Dollars and Cents of America’s Wild Horses — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Celebrating our wetlands — @AudubonRockies via The Pagosa Springs Sun — Coyote Gulch

Pagosa Springs River Walk Wetlands. Photo credit: PagosaWetland Partners Here’s a From The Pagosa Daily Post (Keith Bruno): Swamps, wet meadows, floodplains, bottomlands, bogs, freshwater and saltwater marshes, places where the water stands still and the soil becomes inundated to the point of saturation — these are wetlands. Tuesday, Feb. 2, marked the annual celebration…

Celebrating our wetlands — @AudubonRockies via The Pagosa Springs Sun — Coyote Gulch

Pollinator gardening webinar, Feb 8, 7:30 to 9 pm — The Corner Pollinator Garden and Wildlife Habitat

On Monday, February 8, I’ll be presenting a Zoom webinar about pollinator gardening for my local McKellar Park Community Association. I’ll share a slideshow and answer questions. If you’d like to participate, here are the details: “The McKellar Park Community Association invites you to join Berit Erickson for a virtual photo tour of her pollinator […]

Pollinator gardening webinar, Feb 8, 7:30 to 9 pm — The Corner Pollinator Garden and Wildlife Habitat

At least 15 giant sequoias toppled by winds in Yosemite National Park — KTLA

First came the wind — gusts Yosemite National Park spokesman Scott Gediman estimated at 80 to 100 mph. Then came the crashing and crunching in the park’s Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias. Then rain and snow. Now, as the toll becomes clearer, Gediman said, the “Mono wind event” that began Jan. 18 has caused perhaps…

At least 15 giant sequoias toppled by winds in Yosemite National Park — KTLA

The Bird Way, by Jennifer Ackerman | Book Review — SANTA MONICA BAY AUDUBON SOCIETY BLOG

Several of my questions as an amateur birder are addressed, for instance, do female passerines sing? Well, the short answer is, for various reasons, yes and no. And while we’re at it, vocalization is not limited to song…

The Bird Way, by Jennifer Ackerman | Book Review — SANTA MONICA BAY AUDUBON SOCIETY BLOG

Panama! Birds and Possibilities, with Jess Morton: Zoom Evening Meeting reminder Tuesday, 2 February, 7:30 p.m. — SANTA MONICA BAY AUDUBON SOCIETY BLOG

In addition to a lot of gorgeous birds, we’ll visit Guido’s research station on a remote mountain in eastern Panama. From there it is up into his cloud forest preserve, where dozens of new species have been discovered.

Panama! Birds and Possibilities, with Jess Morton: Zoom Evening Meeting reminder Tuesday, 2 February, 7:30 p.m. — SANTA MONICA BAY AUDUBON SOCIETY BLOG

Belted Kingfisher — Sonoran Images

You may enlarge any image in this blog by clicking on it. Click again for a detailed view. I think that every nature photographer must keep a list of a few species that seem to be forever just beyond his or her reach — something that he or she wants to photograph but that is […]

Belted Kingfisher — Sonoran Images

How to Make your own Fragrant Herb Garden [Visual] — ecogreenlove — Life & Soul Magazine

Whether you want to take up a new hobby, save money on recipes or just have an aromatic atmosphere in your home, setting up a fragrant herb garden is great for just about anyone! Check out some of these popular fragrant herbs and how to care for them so they’ll thrive indoors this winter! How to […]

How to Make your own Fragrant Herb Garden [Visual] — ecogreenlove — Life & Soul Magazine