Nature_books

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…

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Human/Nature

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: -…

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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…

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Weekly Photo Challenge: “Achievement” Beaver Achiever

I live next door to a very high achieving neighbor.  His home is entirely self-crafted on waterfront property he creates through the construction of strategically placed dams. Constructed from local lumber that is personally selected, harvested, shaped, and moved to suit his…

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The Answer: Marsh Fly, Snail-Killing Fly, Tetanocera ferruginea

       We did it!      The question:      “Can you help me identify this insect?“      Has an answer:  Marsh Fly, Snail-Killing Fly, Tetanocera ferruginea It was a thrill to follow the suggestions of helpful…

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Can you help me identify this insect?

Observed this intriguing little insect (about 3/8inch long)  feeding on a crabapple hanging in tree that grows along the shrub zone at the edge of our wetland near Portland, Oregon. I’ve searched the Internet and looked through our nature guides and…

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Twinkle

Ok, I’ guilty… of three edits after posting for this week’s challenge. Edit #1- first post Black and White felt like an appropriate choice to focus on the aspect of “twinkle” instead of the collection of colors. I left the moon glow…

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Gone but not forgotten

Summer Zucchini Blossom Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light. ~Theodore Roethke~   This week’s photo challenge: “Gone but not forgotten“

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A gathering of 52

What do you know?  Turns out this week’s photo challenge theme gives reason for celebrating another blogging Anniversary- One year of participation in the “Weekly Photo Challenge”   Here’s to year number two and me taking more photos that will tie weekly…

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