Monthly Archives: March 2020

Signs of Spring 4: Natural History of the White Pine

(Click here to listen to an audio version of this blog!) A couple of years ago I was standing in Cook Forest in front of the “Longfellow Pine.” There was no marker or sign that told me that this was … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring 3: Coyote America!

(Click here to listen to an audio version of this blog!) I first came in contact with coyotes in 1970 during my freshman year at Texas Tech. One of my professors had an on-going project examining coyote stomach contents that … Continue reading

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The Pandemic: Some Things to Know About COVID-19

COVID-19 I have had a number of people ask me about the coronavirus pandemic. I have put together this list of major points. If you have questions about COVID-19 please go to the most authoritative web sites for information and … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring 2: The Air Around Us!

  (Click here to listen to an audio version of this blog!) Almost every afternoon my friend Carl and I go for a walk usually on the Apollo section of the Roaring Run hiking trail. We’ve agreed on a few … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring 1: The Winter Cold (or Not)!

(Click here to listen to an audio version of this blog!) When we have a very cold winter, I often hear words of comfort from friends and acquaintances: “These cold temperatures, at least, will kill the ticks and fleas!” and … Continue reading

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