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What You Can See on March 7

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. Woody's Courtship The pileated -- our largest woodpecker, which can knock

What You Can See on March 6

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. Shaggy Fur, Smooth Stones We don't have much room for North America's

What You Can See on March 4

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. Dance of the Fiddleheads As snow and shadows shrink on forest and meadow, ferns

What You Can See on March 3

Feline Flowers Now, as the top of earth's axis tilts sunward, look for pussy willows in low, wet places across Canada, south through New England to Maryland, and west to Kentucky, Missouri, and South Dakota. This shrub or small tree was named for the silver,

Move to Ease Pesticide Laws

Pombo: a developer masquerading as a rancher masquerading as an advocate of the public good: http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2006/03/02/MNG0JHH6NH1.DTL

Clubbing (of the bashing sort)

I have mixed feelings about all this. On the one hand there's no need to "harvest" the seals. The Newfies' argument that the hunt is needed to prevent worm proliferation in codfish is stupid and bogus. When I used to go salmon fishing