Litter

Litter

On the grasslands litter gets left behind. Humans of course do it, but really the interesting litter is what you find in nature’s ground litter such as grasses and leaves. Stop to pause this winter to see what you can find in nature’s litter. 🙂 The moon may enter a new geological period thanks to…

Last Stop

Last Stop

This was the last stop they had wanted to scout, Rucker’s Pond. This unit is one I have visited often for several reasons. It is close to our house and the pond is great for letting the dogs take a swim. In fact, a person had his dogs splashing in the water while he was…

Down in the Hole

Down in the Hole

Ok if you didn’t get out today, why not. LOL So I was out but did not take many photos because I was on a scouting mission with fellow NPAT instructors (FtW chapter) for the upcoming Prairie Seekers class on Saturday. If you didn’t sign up for this one, consider signing for the next one….

The Little Red Hen

The Little Red Hen

What another gorgeous day, eh! And that my friends is the story for today. 😉 Recorded Sounds of Pando May Help Save the Biggest Tree in the World Jeff Rice Sound Artist Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know

More from the creek

More from the creek

Over the last six days we have gotten 3.72 inches. So I bet the beavers’ pools in the creeks have gotten bigger. Additionally many of you have gotten a lot more than we have at our house. Yippee I say. More tomorrow from the creek! Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see…

Off with the Head

Off with the Head

Geez, I thought the warm weather was over. Wrong! It got up to 92F today. Good to know that there are rain chances and cooler weather forecasted in the upcoming week. Fingers crossed. The First Black American to Reach the North Pole Indigenous tribes saw the ‘Ring of Fire’ eclipse in a different light Early…

Whew!

Whew!

It was a busy day for me! First chores must be done, groceries. However I did manage to take a walk. Then it was time for the Trinity Forks NPSOT afternoon field trip at the Painted Flower Farm in Denton. So it was a “whew” day. However it was a totally a good one! Missing…

A Gentle Poke

A Gentle Poke

Continuing on from yesterday’s nature nerds’ outing. A gentle poke got our friend to move just a little. Scientists Reveal Why Asp Caterpillar Stings Are So Excruciatingly Painful A Popular Fish Found in Aquariums Is Actually a Whole New Species Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see,…

Changing “clothes”

Changing “clothes”

Another attempt to find out the magic of the larva attaching itself before transforming into a chrysalis. The caterpillar did a lot of crawling around. Changing “clothes”! Evolution Keeps Making Crabs, And Nobody Knows Why Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know.

Water hole

Water hole

Ah, the summer heat has arrived! Many of you may have a favorite water hole to get refreshed. We have a small pond in our back field that will hold water. Certainly it will not last the summer if there is no rain. However we do provide water for the critters at a couple different…

A Rescue

A Rescue

The fence line is needin’ a mowin’. So my first plan today was a rescue. Hidden in Plain Sight: Windshield Washer Fluid Is an Unexpected Source of Vehicle Emissions US will vaccinate birds against avian flu for first time — what researchers think Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the…

Snack Time

Snack Time

I took my walk before lunch and stayed out longer than I thought I would. I was in our field so there was no worries about getting too hungry. 😉 Snacks are always close at hand. Selecting Plants for Pollinators by Ecoregion Research Reveals The Creepy Way Greedy Gulls Decide What to Eat Keep looking!…