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2016 Achievement Awards

Well, folks…it’s been a hell of a ride! A time-honored tradition in nature blogging is an annual review of the year’s highlights. 2016 had its share of awesome moments, so I’m recognizing the standouts in several categories before doing my … Continue reading

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Laguna AtascAWESOME

I stood in the tangled thickets of Frontera Audubon, surrounded on all sides by surprisingly thick fog. Each step I took elicited frantic flaps from overhead. The unusually dense cloud cover and high humidity were keeping the local Turkey Vultures … Continue reading

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Border Birders

The first morning birding a new area is accompanied by an air of anticipation and excitement. The habitat and its inhabitants are unknown to the visitor, full of surprises, and waiting to be explored. Col and I departed our motel … Continue reading

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Knick Knack, Anahuac

Towards the end of 2015, I received a package from my old Forest Service supervisor, Karen. Included within were a variety of teaching materials and a National Parks Pass. My job in Juneau a few summers back had no shortage … Continue reading

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