Conservationists sue federal government to save songbird rapidly disappearing from Eastern forests

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- National Audubon Society, Defenders of Wildlife among those filing suit Doug Ruley SELC Senior Attorney, 828.285.9125 Greg Butcher National Audubon Society, 202.861.2242 x 3034

What You Can See on Feb. 28

From Audubon's Earth Almanac by Ted Williams and compiled in "Wild Moments," edited by Connie Isbell, Illustrations by John Burgoyne, Storey Publishing, 174 pages. Sexy Snakes Among the first reptiles to emerge from winter's hibernation

Heard Around the Nation 5

Selling off the Grand Canyon A word about this regular section: It contains only outrageous, outlandish, and disturbing pontification. Any sensible, progressive, or intelligent statement will be instantly punted into cyberspace.

Worst Poem In English?

This is not entirely irrelevant to the subject of this blog in that it deals (somewhat) with natural history--in this case a bird oft encountered by anglers in our West and North. However, I post it out of curiosity and in celebration of the second worst popular

Letter to Dick

A Letter to the Vice President ©2006 by Pat Wray Dick Cheney Vice President United States of America Dear Mr. Vice President: I've been following your unfortunate quail hunting incident in Texas and I want you to know, I don't intend to jump