Water Life

We Like Water Wildlife

We Like Water Wildlife

Marsh with wild phlox. Photo © Dogwood Ridge. The twists and turns of the Big Spring are a water-life paradise. Flowing, rippling watercress and waving mosses grow in the waters. The clear...

A Week by the Creek

A Week by the Creek

Stream and wild lupines. Photo © Dreamstime.com. With a last cautious effort, the sun finally peeked over the eastern horizon. Gaining confidence, it rose fully, flooding the earth with its warmth...

A Grandma’s Story

A Grandma’s Story

Mudpuppy. Photo © Dreamstime.com. Grandma stood on the flat top of the stone wall, enjoying the cool evening air. A small spring-fed stream lined with stone walls flowed through the yard, under the...

Covers, May 2022

Covers, May 2022

Feeding giant acorn barnacle. Photo © Gerald Corsi/iStockPhoto.com. Impala and Red-billed Oxpeckers. Photo © Dreamstime.com.

Exploring Nature, April 2022

Exploring Nature, April 2022

In April and May, wildebeest herds move northwest to central Serengeti. They follow the new grass growth.April and May are times to hunt morel mushrooms in the mid-South and Midwest.Check vernal...

Sand, Shells, and Waves

Sand, Shells, and Waves

It was morning on the seashore. The sun was just peeking over the horizon, sending a warm glow over the dozens of little waves at its feet. The sea gulls were already calling and swooping over the...

Christmas Tree Worms

Christmas Tree Worms

Under a flaming sky, crimson and azure blended to form the endless undulations of the Coral Sea. As the dawn grew brighter, the crimson rippled into scarlet, and the scarlet faded into orange....

Covers, November 2021

Covers, November 2021

Christmas tree worms. Photo © Tim Gurney/Dreamstime.com Dall sheep. Photo © Twildlife/Dreamstime.com