Spring Field Days!

I am super excited to announce my new project – Field Days!  These will be educational Field Days highlighting topics of interest to land conservationists – landowners, biologists, land managers, conservation minded citizens.  I am trying to organize them to appeal to landowners interested in maintaining natural diversity on their property and people simply interested in learning more … More Spring Field Days!

Snow!

Our first real snow may come tonight!  Crazy to have a 70 degrees on Monday and 80% chance of snow early Friday morning.  Maybe I will take my laptop home, just in case!

Winter Solstice

The Shortest Day And so the Shortest Day came and the year died And everywhere down the centuries of the snow-white world Came people singing, dancing, To drive the dark away. They lighted candles in the winter trees; They hung their homes with evergreen; They burned beseeching fires all night long To keep the year … More Winter Solstice

Recover and Prepare

Winter is a season of recovery and preparation. –Paul Theroux I have spent the last few weeks organizing, cataloging, writing, thinking, planning, strategizing, and coordinating.  Although not technically winter, this is the season for many temperate climate field biologists to hunker down to think, ruminate, analyze.  We look out our office window and wish we could … More Recover and Prepare