Receding Ice, Returning Friends

It’s been a long winter here in the Parry Sound area, but Spring’s warmth is encouraging the ice to recede and soon disappear. The return of the geese and other migratory birds is so wonderful to see.

All too soon, summer will be over and birds will once again be readying themselves for the migration south.

Enjoy every minute of every day as each are fleeting, leaving only sweet memories and longing to regain if only one fleeting moment of time.

Here’s what an emerging megadrought means for the Southwest — AZBigMedia.com #ColoradoRiver #COriver #aridification — Coyote Gulch

From The Cronkite News via AZBigMedia.com: What sets this emerging megadrought apart from others, such as those recorded in the 1200s and 1500s, is that human activity is increasing the severity. Although past megadroughts had natural causes, the report found this natural phenomenon has been made worse by humans… It’s important to understand the difference […]

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Study Finds Staggering Economic Benefit From Protecting Wetlands — The Revelator — Coyote Gulch

From The Revalator (Kimberly M. S. Cartier): For example, in Florida, the loss of just 3% of wetland coverage resulted in $480 million in property damage during just one hurricane. Mangrove forests, marshes, and seagrass beds protect inland areas from storm surges and strong winds. Over long periods, coastal wetlands like these build up sediment […]

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