Category: Nature/Ecology

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”

The Beauty and Serenity are still there

I read a lot of news each week. A lot. And a huge chunk of the news I consume is — as you might imagine — about Nature, outdoor fun and our environment. One story about our National Parks broke this week and I… Continue Reading “The Beauty and Serenity are still there”

Edgar McGregor is the Real Deal

If you’ve spent any amount of time checking out this blog, you know what a hard-core tree hugger I am. Among family and friends, I’m notorious for diverting from a trail or a walkway in a park to pick up litter and debris.  I’ve… Continue Reading “Edgar McGregor is the Real Deal”

Not Littering but Environmental Crime

I came across a story on Wednesday about a Florida man who had just been arrested for the crime of littering. Felony littering, that is. Our Department of Environmental Protection was on the case. As with any crime, any bad act, sometimes the offender… Continue Reading “Not Littering but Environmental Crime”

The Environmental File: another troubling sign

Climate scientists are doing great work, trying to get ahead of some of the many problems we’re facing as the damage we’ve done to the Earth becomes more and more apparent. The way rainfall is distributed around our planet is changing. And, as you… Continue Reading “The Environmental File: another troubling sign”