The Weekend Link List – Feb. 23

The Weekend Link List – Feb. 23

Olympic curling lends itself especially well to an internet reading list.   Rivers: America’s lifeblood (U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service) https://www.fws.gov/refuges/features/rivers.html   Found: A plant bonanza hidden in China’s caves (Atlas Obscura)...
The Weekend Link List – Feb. 9

The Weekend Link List – Feb. 9

Let us do the dirty work of finding cool stuff to read.   Dinosaur-era bird found trapped in Amber (National Geographic) https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2018/02/dinosaurs-birds-trapped-amber-fossils-paleontology-science/   California state parks begins study of...
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 (Peninsula...
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)...