‘Wild Horse Wars’ Refuted — Western Horse Watchers Association

A rebuttal on CounterPunch pushes back against the public-lands ranchers and the November 18 article by The Washington Post. The viewpoints expressed in the column are those of its writer and are not necessarily those of Western Horse Watchers. The rancher mentioned in the original piece appears in the following video by Protect the Harvest, […]

‘Wild Horse Wars’ Refuted — Western Horse Watchers Association

New Box….New Owl — Owl Oasis Trail

Site 1 It has been 2 years since a screech owl was seen on this site, and that was pretty much just a drive by(once in a motion capture cam at night in the box, and once roosting in tree near by.) the last sustained activity was April 2015. So it was nice to see […]

New Box….New Owl — Owl Oasis Trail

Gardening Books For Beginners — Blog – The Perfect Garden Guide

Are you getting started with gardening but overwhelmed by where to begin? Whether you’re familiar with gardens or not, taking care of your own plants can be intimidating. It’s hard to make sure that your flowers and crops are given the right environment to thrive.We’ve put together a list of some of our favorite books…

Gardening Books For Beginners — Blog – The Perfect Garden Guide

Synchronized Goose Yoga — Mike Powell

Thanks to Tchaikovsky, swans seem to have cornered the market for bird ballet, so some local Canada Geese (Branta canadensis) decided to organize themselves for synchronized yoga competitions instead. At a recent practice that I observed at a small suburban pond, they were having some issues in coordinating their left single-legged pose—one of them had […]

Synchronized Goose Yoga — Mike Powell

Dramatic biodiversity changes threaten Mediterranean coastal dune habitats — Journal of Ecology Blog

Marta Gaia Sperandii discusses her recently published Journal of Ecology article: Getting the measure of the biodiversity crisis in Mediterranean coastal habitats Find out more about taxonomic and functional trends they observed in coastal dune systems in Central Italy and the importance of their findings for conserving dune ecosystems. Coastal dunes are certainly considered among […]

Dramatic biodiversity changes threaten Mediterranean coastal dune habitats — Journal of Ecology Blog

Feds to begin surgical sterilizations on wild horses, starting with a Utah herd — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

By Brian Maffly  as published on The Salt Lake Tribune Over the objections of animal welfare advocates, the Bureau of Land Management plans to initiate a controversial program of surgically sterilizing female wild horses, starting in Utah as soon as this month with the planned roundup of the Confusion herd in the West Desert. (Chris […]

Feds to begin surgical sterilizations on wild horses, starting with a Utah herd — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Greater Roadrunner — Foraging — Sonoran Images

You may enlarge any image in this blog by clicking on it. Click again for a detailed view. I encounter Greater Roadrunners quite frequently as I drive around rural southern Arizona. These birds seem to be at home equally in desert and grasslands. They are tough and resourceful opportunists, preying on anything ranging from insects […]

Greater Roadrunner — Foraging — Sonoran Images

Wild Turkey Tales for Thanksgiving — Oakland County Blog

WILDER SIDE OF OAKLAND COUNTY Thanksgiving feasts of golden roasted turkey, cornbread stuffing, and tangy cranberry sauce, accompanied by alluring arrays of delectable garnishments and mouth-watering pumpkin pie await. It’s a beautiful looking meal. About the only thing more eye-catching than a ready-to-be-carved Thanksgiving turkey, is a Wild Tom Turkey strutting his stuff in the…

Wild Turkey Tales for Thanksgiving — Oakland County Blog