Category: Nature/Ecology

NADF News–it’s all about the Trees

Some of you may know about the work of the National Arbor Day Foundation. I’m happy to support them and I try not to miss an opportunity to spread the word about the much-needed work that they do. They have been on a mission… Continue Reading “NADF News–it’s all about the Trees”

Summer’s Officially Here

I wrote officially there in the title of this piece because it’s been feeling very summer-y for quite a long while here in Central Florida. I’d be willing to bet that you’ve noticed the same thing wherever you are. The Planet is most definitely… Continue Reading “Summer’s Officially Here”

Yes, the Oceans are Warming

When the subject of climate change comes up, it’s natural to begin thinking about the places where you live, the places you know and whether they’re heating up, whether they’re changing. Or whether they’re experiencing unusual, bad or problematic weather. This is a normal… Continue Reading “Yes, the Oceans are Warming”

Two Mountain Lion cubs get their shot

A litter of four Mountain Lion cubs was found under a picnic table in an office park outside of Thousand Oaks, California back on November 29th. The four — all females — were estimated to have been about six weeks old and were on… Continue Reading “Two Mountain Lion cubs get their shot”

It’s All About the Moon

It was exactly 52 years ago that Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong stepped onto the Lunar soil. It is, indeed, a monumental occasion. For so many reasons. One of the many things that has happened as a result of this historic mission is that… Continue Reading “It’s All About the Moon”

Burning in Seattle

It’s hot in the summertime. It’s always hot in the summertime. But it’s getting hotter each time Summer comes around. The Pacific Northwest here in the United States is baking right now and it’s a very serious situation. High Temperature records are being set… Continue Reading “Burning in Seattle”

What To do for Nat’l Tree Day?

Well, the first thing I’m going to do is proclaim it to be National Tree Week! Because a single day just isn’t enough. This post about one of the coolest days all year was going to come out this morning, but I’m up to… Continue Reading “What To do for Nat’l Tree Day?”

Ghost Forests Haunting our Coast

I’m willing to bet the farm that you’ve never heard the term “Ghost Forest”. Until last week, I hadn’t either. Rising sea levels all along the Atlantic Sea Basin are wreaking havoc with many forests all up and down the East Coast. The dying… Continue Reading “Ghost Forests Haunting our Coast”

Two Butterflies and Four Years

It was four years ago that I happened upon a sizeable flutter of butterflies at Moss Park in SE Orlando. I had about a 30 minute opportunity to capture a few of them and I was very pleased with the results. We went back… Continue Reading “Two Butterflies and Four Years”

Earth Day 2021

Today is the day, and there are so many ways to celebrate! And so many ways to get involved. If you’d like to go to the site from the people who are behind the day and the event follow this link. If you’d like… Continue Reading “Earth Day 2021”