Happy Holidays

Originally posted on Schley's Bonsai Blog:
Happy Holidays from all of us over here at Schley’s Bonsai!! We’ve already told you about our upcoming event in January, but we’re happy to update that one of our classes will be taught by Mike Rogers. He will be teaching our all day beginner class on the 27th. Click here for more information. Be sure to snag… Continue reading Happy Holidays

greebybeeby on Instagram: “Thanks for letting me share my #bonsai journey with you all this year. Here’s my #bestnine2018 22-12-18. #bonsai #bonsaiwork #bonsailovers…”

View this post on Instagram Thanks for letting me share my #bonsai journey with you all this year. Here’s my #bestnine2018 22-12-18. #bonsai #bonsaiwork #bonsailovers #bonsaipot #australianbonsai #summer A post shared by greebybeeby (@greebybeeby) on Dec 21, 2018 at 6:25pm PST Continue reading greebybeeby on Instagram: “Thanks for letting me share my #bonsai journey with you all this year. Here’s my #bestnine2018 22-12-18. #bonsai #bonsaiwork #bonsailovers…”

Bait and switch at the refuge

Originally posted on BlueRavenBirders:
November 17, 2018 I was seduced by the thought of seeing thousands of swans. See, I follow the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BearRiverMBR/ And they posted this amazing photo:  by Dickson Smith. And included the words: “Witness the spectacle of the Tundra swan migration from the new Viewing Tower at Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge! The Western wintering… Continue reading Bait and switch at the refuge

Review: Atlas of Birds

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Atlas of Birds: Diversity, Behavior, and Conservation by Mike Unwin Princeton University Press, 2011 A beautiful, fascinating geographic overview of birds, how they live, where they live, and how they are impacted by humans. “This atlas aims to illuminate our understanding of birds in terms of geography. It looks at their biology, their conservation status, and their importance to both humankind… Continue reading Review: Atlas of Birds

Final Autumn Visit to Yellowstone

Originally posted on BlueRavenBirders:
Yellowstone Autumn Visit October 27, 2018 I set out with big hopes and dreams of seeing tons of animals and birds. After all, the last open weekend at Yellowstone would surely mean that the animals would be down out of the mountains and near the roads. Right? Things started out well.  Along the Madison river a couple of large groups of… Continue reading Final Autumn Visit to Yellowstone

Review: America’s National Wildlife Refuges

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America’s National Wildlife Refuges: A Compete Guide by Russel D. Butcher 2003, First Edition At the time of writing just over 530 units of the National Wildlife Refuge System with more than 93 million acres were included in this edition. Author’s Note, foreward, prelude etc Chapter 1 America’s Vanishing Wetlands Chapter 2 A Brief History of the National Wildlife Refuge System… Continue reading Review: America’s National Wildlife Refuges