Arthropods

Arthropods

The phylum Arthropoda are the invertebrates. Moreover this group comprises (by some estimates) over 97% of the animal species on our planet! Therefore take a moment to soak that in. They are the animals that have: three or more pairs of jointed legs (some mites have less, many insect larvae have none), body segmented, bilaterally…

Hard to Find

Hard to Find

Our goal this survey season was to locate more patches of the Oklahoma Grasspink (Calopogon oklahomensis). At this point we have not had any luck. That leaves us only one thing to do, just continue to have fun! 😉 Why my heart beats for Nigeria’s endangered bats Diana Wall obituary: ecologist who foresaw the importance…

Last Stuff

Last Stuff

Well not the last stuff ever. This is only the last treasures from the Caddo NG trip last week. LOL. Heck we will be heading back again next week for more surveying! 🙂 So much fun at Caddo NG! Resting up then back again in a few days…yahoo! New Research Reveals That Dinosaurs Were Not…

Parkhill Prairie Trail

Parkhill Prairie Trail

So now we were finished with lunch so we headed out to the trail! More tomorrow from Parkhill Prairie! Here’s an opportunity from the Dixon Water Foundation. Please feel to pass this on to anyone you might think would be interested. Thorny Task Silent Screams: Unlocking the Mysteries of Ultrasonic Communication in Frogs 3,000-Year-Old Pottery…

Only 3 Days

Only 3 Days

With only 3 days until the eclipse we have gone camping to get in the zone! We made our reservation at Lake Lavon. This of course gives us time to explore the area and get here before the crowds. Indeed a lovely start to our eclipse adventure! From Dinosaurs to Hummingbirds: New Family Tree Revises…

Ahh, the Inner Kid

Ahh, the Inner Kid

Some of the most interesting and enlightening discoveries are sometimes made by someone just noticing the unusual. Though I have not made any of these big “things”. However I keep looking and having fun. Just my inner kid. LOL. A History of Total Solar Eclipses Seen by Astronauts From Outer Space First-of-Their-Kind Pics Capture The…

Hairy

Hairy

So much is happening now it very hard to pick just one subject. 🙂 However, I managed to pick one today. LOL. Daddy Longlegs Have Been Hiding Extra Eyes From Us Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know

Find It

Find It

My IT team has figured out the notification problem. Long story short security issues changes had been made. Moreover I do not understand it one bit. However a huge thank you to my IT team! Did you get outside this afternoon? In fact it couldn’t have been prettier. Today’s birds included Cedar Waxwings, Northern Cardinals,…

Silky Hair

Silky Hair

The wind gusts have been pretty steady today. Therefore it was a bit more of challenge for photographing. The Killer Whales of Eden and the ‘Law of the Tongue’ Thanks Claire! Intense space weather may impact nighttime bird migration Study finds limiting oaks and poplars may aid climate control Click to Register! – Prairie Seekers…