Two weeks ago I read an article in our regional newspaper about the drought on Vancouver Island and I thought “drought, what drought?” It seemed … Read more
What if we excised “nature” and “wilderness” from our language – how would we relate to the natural world?
This past week I read two books by Raynor Winn, a UK nature writer. The Salt Path is the first, which was followed by The … Read more
I have always been fascinated by cicadas – the periodical ones that emerge every 13 or 17 years in a frenzy of feeding and mating. … Read more
Trees are so much more than just stalks of wood.
University of Saskatchewan researchers have developed a model to distribute snow over complex terrain.
Spring is coming – the equinox comes on Saturday March 20th!
In the North Atlantic, changing ocean currents mean changing weather patterns.
Last week during the cold spell we had two feet of snow in the yard. I went out with the dogs on Sunday morning and … Read more
Was the recent cold wave a function of the polar vortex or another atmospheric phenomenon?