Blogs

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

Native Fish Society--a Great Group

NATIVE FISH SOCIETY CONSERVATION REPORT January 2006 By Bill Bakke, Director QUOTES ON THE STATUS OF OREGON COAST COHO: The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has been busy putting together a rationalization they hope will be convincing to the National Marine

What You Can See on March 2

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. Spring Quackers How can there be so many ducks in that tiny puddle of snowmelt?

The Ethics of Pollution

Maine needs better ethics enforcement - Bangor Daily News March 1, 2006 By Jon Lund and Clinton B. Townsend Sadly, it has become apparent that Maine needs a brand-new legislative ethics enforcement law. The need was amply demonstrated

What You Can See on March 1

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. Flash of Red Epaulets In most of the United States, the first bird of spring