Trees are dying of thirst in the Western #drought – here’s what’s going on inside their veins — The Conversation — Coyote Gulch

Juniper trees, common in Arizona’s Prescott National Forest, have been dying with the drought.Benjamin Roe/USDA Forest Service via APDaniel Johnson, University of Georgia and Raquel Partelli Feltrin, University of British Columbia Like humans, trees need water to survive on hot, dry days, and they can survive for only short times under extreme heat and dry…

Trees are dying of thirst in the Western #drought – here’s what’s going on inside their veins — The Conversation — Coyote Gulch

BLM to investigate claims wild horses are adopted and sold for slaughter — Tuesday’s Horse

E&E News reported that the Bureau of Land Management acknowledged for the first time today (June 30, 2021) that it is conducting an internal investigation into allegations that some wild horses and burros adopted into private care through a popular program have ended up at auctions for slaughter. Nada Culver, BLM’s deputy director of policy […]

BLM to investigate claims wild horses are adopted and sold for slaughter — Tuesday’s Horse

For the Birds: Studies show conflicting news about barn swallow population — Birds of New England.com

Photo by CHRIS BOSAK Young Barn Swallows look for food from their mother, which is returning to the nest with food. A new study of global bird populations, based mainly on citizen science databases such as eBird, estimates there are around 50 billion wild birds in the world. Four species, according to the study, have […]

For the Birds: Studies show conflicting news about barn swallow population — Birds of New England.com

The Desert Southwest: Preliminaries — Lightscapes Nature Photography Blog

As I mentioned last time, the trip to Arizona and Utah was preceded by a two-day drive from Houston to Colorado Springs. On the first day, I drove from the Houston area to Amarillo, Texas, a drive of roughly 600 miles. (Yes, Texas is a big state. It’s possible to drive for a day and […]

The Desert Southwest: Preliminaries — Lightscapes Nature Photography Blog

10 Pretty Container Gardens in Pastel Hues — Wyndesong’s Place — ravenhawks’ magazine Magick for Mind Body and Soul — Life & Soul Magazine

Brighten up your porch, entryway, or windowsill with potted arrangements in spring colors With a lovely springlike palette of rose pinks, lavender, blue, yellow, and white, these containers capture the beauty and freshness of the season. Whether you’re hunting for ideas for seasonal decorating or just hoping to admire some beautiful spring blooms, take a…Read… 10 […] […]

10 Pretty Container Gardens in Pastel Hues — Wyndesong’s Place — ravenhawks’ magazine Magick for Mind Body and Soul — Life & Soul Magazine

BLM plans virtual hearing on use of motorized vehicles, aircraft to manage wild horses, burros — Tuesday’s Horse

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KTVZ) (17 May 2021) — The US Bureau of Land Management will conduct a virtual public hearing regarding the use of motorized vehicles and aircraft in the management of wild horses and burros on public lands. The hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, May 25, from 3 to 5 p.m. MT (2-4 p.m. […]

BLM plans virtual hearing on use of motorized vehicles, aircraft to manage wild horses, burros — Tuesday’s Horse

Opponents Seeking to undo Horse’s Wildness — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

by Craig Downer as published on The Record-Courier On Sept. 26, 2019, the Senate Appropriations Committee approved $35 million for a massive reduction of America’s relatively minor wild horse and burro herds scattered throughout the West. photo by Terry Fitch of Wild Horse Freedom Federation Through an arrogant misinformation blitz, including the film Horse Rich […]

Opponents Seeking to undo Horse’s Wildness — Straight from the Horse’s Heart