Nature Media

Understanding Nature takes a bit of research and reading… “Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.” -Frank Lloyd Wright- I am creating this bibliography from a naturalist’s point of view. Recommendations are always welcome in the comments…



A collection of articles written about human interaction with nature. “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, Nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” ― Dr. Seuss, The Lorax. Our impact on nature is a mixed bag: -…


Wildlife Log

“The beasts” captured through the lens of my camera. “If all the beasts were gone, men would die from a great loneliness of spirit, for whatever happens to the beasts also happens to the man. All things are connected.” (Chief…



Oregon State Parks: Beachside

Tucked between the roadside and the Pacific Ocean swash zone… this jewel of a campground is located on the piece of Highway 101 that runs a few miles south of Waldport and north of Yachats, Oregon.  I call this park a “jewel” because it…


Oregon State Parks: Alsea Bay Bridge Interpretive Center

In a little less than a minute, a traveler could miss an opportunity to discover Oregon Coast Highway 101 heritage stories. That’s about how long it takes to cross the Alsea Bay Bridge and unknowingly zip past the Alsea Bay Bridge State Park Interpretive…

Photo:Oregon Coast Daily News

Help Needed For Green Sea Turtle

Originally posted on oregoncoastdailynews:
By Larry Coonrod OREGON COAST—The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is asking coastal visitors and residents to be on the lookout for an endangered sea turtle that may be sick. A coastal visitor found the sea…

Dawn of humanity

Weekly Photo Challenge: “Humanity”

Ever since the dawn of humanity… People have relied on the oceans for sustenance: But we are not alone in reliance on the oceans for life… As a species… we must learn to work together to protect the life-giving forces…

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Weekly Photo Challenge: “Adventure!”

Is the key to this adventure lost? …Or, waiting to be found? You be the judge. Long ago, meals were prepared here for seaworthy men who ventured far from port. Adventuresome types. Ready to put backs into grueling labor required for hauling…

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Weekly Photo Challenge: “Dialogue” Sea Stars

-Piaster ochraceus- Ochre Sea Star Keystone predator controls density of mussel population. Crucial in maintaining   organization and diversity of intertidal zones. -Sea Star Wasting Syndrome- Largest mortality event for marine diseases yet seen. Warming waters? Bacterial? Viral? Scientists test theories. Meanwhile……

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Tryon Naturalist Notes

Tryon Creek Management Unit

Ocean Acidification

Bringing information on ocean acidification to scientists, policymakers and the public

Just Another Nature Enthusiast

For nature's sake... photography & thoughts

Around and About The Pacific Northwest

photography, psychology, and social issues

Wind Against Current

Thoughts on kayaking, science, and life

Nick's Nature Pics

A Field Naturalist's Photo Journal

de Wets Wild

Disappearing into South Africa's wild places... Again!

Forest Garden

Tips, tricks, and tools for gardening in a forest community

The Road Less Paved

Exploring Wisconsin with a camera and a muse or two

Friends of the Sumpter Valley Dredge

A non-profit cooperative partner with Oregon State Parks

Your Parks "Go Guide"

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department

WILDEN MARSH: Another Year Living with Nature at Hoo Wood and Wilden Marsh Nature Reserve.

A blog about the fauna and flora catching my eye in Hoo Wood and on Wilden Marsh.


A Yaquina Bay Communications Radio News Website

one cool site

WordPress blogging tips tools & tutorials

Rewired and Retired in Nicaragua

Life is a beach on Ometepe Island

My Life on Automattic

When writing, reading, rescue, and WordPress collide

Eusociality Site

Book Reviews and Articles on Topics in Science

Kul Kah Han Native Plant Garden at H.J. Carroll Park in Chimacum, WA

A Native Plant Botanical Garden and Interpretive Site


Observations in the current

The Daily Post

The Art and Craft of Blogging

It's a Natureful Life

Tips and inspiration to infuse your life with nature


a foreigner in Tbilisi, photos, book reviews, changing seasons etc

Northwest Frame of Mind

At home in my corner of the world

Willow House Chronicles

Rural life in eastern Ontario

wise monkeys abroad

the world is our playground

Crooked Tracks

Minnesota nature and photography.


The greatest site in all the land!

Wander In Nature

For the love of nature


a journal of how I find art in my daily life.

This, that and the other thing

Looking at life through writing and photography

Oregon Coast Aquarium

A Place Of Wonder

Stolon Kisses

It's fun to play in the dirt

Northwest Geology Field Trips

Field trips to cool geology of northwest Washington & southwest British Columbia

Nature on the Edge

Urban wildlife photography by Liz Hardman

An Evolving Scientist

Musings on life and times

The ancient eavesdropper

Nature's nuances in a nutshell


Perspectives from the Ranch

Europe 2013...Africa 2014

This site concludes the European vacation begun in "Rosemarie in Europe 2013" and continues to chronicle the upcoming safari in Botswana..

For the Love of Living Things

in praise of the Creation

Chronicles of a Suburban Nature Mom

Photographer, musician, outdoors enthusiast... playing outside, capturing images of natural beauty, and sharing our family adventures, both big and small, around the San Francisco Bay and beyond...

Travels and Trifles

Expressing Thought Through Photography

John Rakestraw

Birding in Oregon and beyond

I n f u s i o n

_ handcrafted bags _

In Season

The Earth is good.

through a science lens

words, photos, science


Sailing away with Nikk and Jan


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