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…

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…

Under the ledge

Under the ledge

Along side the park road, it is easy to see the limestone that is prevalent here. Besides homo sapiens footprints, additional treasures were spotted by the group. More tomorrow! These Spiders Hunt in Packs to Catch Prey Hundreds of Times Their Size Using Data Science to Uncover the Work of Women in Science Keep looking!…

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…

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…

Soda straws

Soda straws

This post is not going to be about trash…just telling you. 🙂 And I think you should be ready to see awesome formations. Will an Imperiled Butterfly Survive Climate Change? It Depends on Shifting Rainfall Patterns Judge Restores Federal Protections for Gray Wolves in 44 States Turning Trash Into Treasure: Chemists’ Radical Way To Make…

Leafy liverwort

Leafy liverwort

Every step leads us to more treasures! Carol Clark writes another good one! Botany Nerd Learns Botany Word Life in the soil was thought to be silent. What if it isn’t? There’s A New Sound (The Sound Of Worms) – 1953 The Muppet Show – There’s a New Sound Keep looking! The more you know,…

A green caterpillar

A green caterpillar

Heading away from the grotto, nature was providing us with many more sights! New Mosquito Vision Discovery Could Help You Hide From These Disease-Carrying Bloodsuckers Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know.

New lichen!

New lichen!

So what new treasures would find we find as we continued on? Like Owls, Some Prehistoric Flying Reptiles May Have Regurgitated Pellets First evidence that dinosaurs caught potentially fatal coughs How Madam C.J. Walker Changed Philanthropy Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know.

Leaving the grotto

Leaving the grotto

The grotto just by itself is amazing, but still there are plenty more to see down stream from the grotto. Onwards we went! To Impress Lady Birds, Male Sparrows Sing Their Songs on Shuffle Scientists Can Spot Shrimp Eggs From Space Early Humans Placed the Hearth at the Optimal Location in Their Cave 170,000 Years…

Finally…

Finally…

Finally in this post, we make it to the grotto :-). And we are not disappointed with the wonders! Evidence of Europe’s first Homo sapiens found in French cave Underwater Photographer of the Year 2022 results gallery Chimpanzees Observed Applying Insects to Wounds – A Potential Case of Medication? Keep looking! The more you know,…

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…