Rewarded

Rewarded

On our last full day in Fannin County, we were rewarded once again with many splendid treasures. The mission was to just do some exploring, so mostly we drove. Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know.

No data day

No data day

Today was the last day of this part of the Frosted Elfin survey. I was very happy with our results. Thank you to Jeanne, Alan, and Laura for your help in this phase of the Frosted Elfin survey! Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more…

A headache…

A headache…

I really never go to the grasslands on the weekends, but Sunday I did not pass up the chance when I got the invite yesterday! It was nice to see people out on the trails from adults to families with small children. Yeah, I hope they all had fun! I know I did! Did you…

Finished its job

Finished its job

Today it was still cold and windy. So it is back to the warm Monday’s outing. Tomorrow more treasures from sunny Monday’s outing! A moon-watching robot can demystify what migrating birds do at night Great job Wes! Spiders are much smarter than you think Variations in Earth’s Magnetic Inclination Are “Stop Signs” for Migrating Songbird…

A cool day

A cool day

A cool day and Gracie was feeling good. So a short morning outing to the grasslands was just the ticket on February 11th. 🙂 To sum up the outing, Gracie had a good time! Indeed, we did too! Also of note, the Tiny Bluet (Houstonia pusilla) and Whitlow Wort (Draba cuneifolia) are blooming now (Feb…

Back to the prairie

Back to the prairie

After being blown away by the soda straw stalactites, we decided it was time to head towards the car. This Ancient Roman ceramic pot was probably a portable toilet, study finds 6 strangest hearts in the animal kingdom A 7.5-feet-long mushroom canoe demonstrates the powerful versatility of mycelium Keep looking! The more you know, the…

Under the ledges

Under the ledges

As we work our way nearer to the grotto, we were drawn towards the ledges. So we have to go up, but only to the undersides of the ledges. These Super Rare Butterflies Thrive on Army Bases. The U.S. Military is Helping Them. These Teeny, Tiny Turtle Hatchlings Fit in the Palm of Your Hand…

Closing in

Closing in

We slowly were making our way to reach the grotto. There was no hurry and of course there were treasures! This fossilized fish skull is filled with feces Researchers Now Know Where the Ancient Maya Planted Their Sacred Cacao Groves Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see,…

Not yet to the grotto

Not yet to the grotto

First we had to go further away from the grotto in order to get down to the grotto itself. So we were a few hundred feet down stream from the grotto at this point. The slug and the Venus Fly Trap! Satellite images show biggest methane leaks com from Russia and US Keep looking! The…

Dixon

Dixon

February 1st was a great day to make a return trip to the Dixon Water Foundation. The high temp for that day was 69. Sounds perfect and it was! ‘ Watch thousands of ‘vinegar eels’ swarm through a water droplet in amazing new video Thanks Judy! New research could be the first step to hydrogen…

Bones

Bones

It was a very nice outing, make no bones about it LOL. Bones, mosses, lichens, native grasses were among the treasures we found. The Ill-Fated Expedition of a 19th-Century Scientist to Explore the California Wilderness Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know.