Withering

Withering

It was a great day (June 22) on the drive-about. Certainly is always enjoyable to see my plant friends even if it is hot. Anyway, that is a good reason for a drive-about don’t you think? When Is The Latest Sunset of 2022? Hint: Not The Solstice Keep looking! The more you know, the more…

March 30th

March 30th

On March 30th, it was a cold afternoon and had rained the night before. So the Ladonia Unit would have been very muddy. Instead we opted to check the northern units at Caddo NG. This Ancient Owl Hunted in the Daytime Flamingo No. 492 Is Still on the Run 17 Years Later Keep looking! The…

Swaying

Swaying

On this trip, we found so many treasures. So in this post and probably several more posts, I will share some of the many other treasures we found while in Fannin County. How the Rage for Sage Threatens Native American Traditions and Recipes Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the…

Shades

Shades

Last night we got 1.15″ of rain in Bonham State Park. Thankfully no hail or high winds. However with this turn of event, we decided to change our plans. The new plan for the day was to walk a trail at the park in the morning. This is what happens when you OD on three…

Third day

Third day

Gosh was it ever windy today over at the Caddo NG. But that was pretty much everywhere in North Texas. However today, we were mostly shielded from the wind by the tree line. And the wind made it not so hot. Update on today’s mission…we found 20 plants of Baptisia. No Frosted Elfins, but then…

We reached the fence line

We reached the fence line

Switching back to the Caddo NG from a week ago. As with many a fence line in Texas, the trees sprout up. Hope everyone got some good rain yesterday. And I for one, will be glad to see warmer weather tomorrow. Rediscovering Rome’s Female Merchants The rise of citational justice: how scholars are making references…

Prairie treasures

Prairie treasures

Each prairie has its own secrets to give. This unit on the Ladonia Unit is no exception. Did y’all see the worm moon this morning? It certainly was big! “The third and final full Moon of winter, the “Worm Moon” came just a few days before the vernal or northward equinox on Sunday, March 20,…

The search continued

The search continued

On Tuesday, Jeanne, Alan, and I headed back to the Caddo NG to continue the survey for Baptisia and the Frosted Elfins’ habitat. Why there’s no such thing as pristine nature Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know.

Last Meridian State Park post

Last Meridian State Park post

What a wonderful day with nine nature loving friends! And Happy Birthday again Jeff. I wish you the best in the year ahead! Remembering America’s Forgotten ‘Fish Evangelist’ What Do Grasshoppers Eat? Startling Similarities Discovered Between the Mouths of Grasshoppers and Mammal Teeth Bacterial Enzyme Makes New Type of Biocompatible, Biodegradable Polymer Keep looking! The…

What a view

What a view

The sights was abundant at Meridian SP! Both close and far! Note from today: Two Black Vultures eggs in our old well house! I will keep you posted on their progress. Asmeret Asefaw Berhe: How can soil’s superpowers help us fight climate change? Mining Lithium for Electric Vehicle Batteries May Threaten Flamingos, a Study Finds…

First leg of Meridian SP outing

First leg of Meridian SP outing

It was a cool day, but yet so perfect with sunshine and hardly any wind at the park yesterday. One final thing. ..does anyone know anyone that likes daylight saving? I certainly do not…grrrrrr! What is wrong with Congress? Ok, don’t answer that LOL. Conservation Funding a Welcome Relief Amid Pollinator Declines Surprise! Complex Decision…