The Weekend Link List – Feb. 2

The Weekend Link List – Feb. 2

Catch up on these links and you’ll have plenty to talk about at the water cooler that’s not Super Bowl related.   Chile creates national parks from donated land (BBC) http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-42868690   Butano Creek is coming back to life...
Another benefit of the valley’s native oaks

Another benefit of the valley’s native oaks

We can now add migratory songbirds to a growing list of serendipitous benefactors of the long-term oak savannah restoration at our Wantrup Preserve. Recently, the Sacramento Bee published a story on how migratory songbirds seem to prefer native oaks....
The Weekend Link List – Jan. 26

The Weekend Link List – Jan. 26

You don’t have to wait until Saturday to check them out!   Digital library of James Audubon prints for viewing or download (Audubon) http://www.audubon.org/birds-of-america   The business of planting trees (Nature Conservancy)...
The Weekend Link List – Jan. 19

The Weekend Link List – Jan. 19

Get your coffee brewing. The links are ready.   The science of hiking (Medium) https://medium.com/@jameshorrox/the-science-of-hiking-53e8260ab46d   Why wild? The importance of wild and scenic protections (American Rivers) Why Wild? The Importance of Wild and...
The Weekend Link List – Jan. 12

The Weekend Link List – Jan. 12

The weekend has arrived. And so has your reading list.   How a rare native plant preserve sustains one Texan woman’s legacy (Sierra Club) https://www.sierraclub.org/sierra/how-rare-native-plant-preserve-sustains-one-texan-woman-s-legacy   Land trusts talk...
The Weekend Link List – Jan. 5

The Weekend Link List – Jan. 5

Those Christmas lights can come down later.   The incredible science behind starling murmurations (Mother Nature Network) https://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/animals/stories/the-incredible-science-behind-starling-murmurations   Lost Native American ancestor...