Pocket Prairie: Helping Our Neighbors, Healing Our Minds

‘Over 9 million acres of prairie once existed as a grassland paradise for Native Americans and early settlers. Today less than 1% remains.’ ~ USFW / USGS, Paradise Lost? Coastal Prairie of Louisiana and Texas

This article was written for June’s edition of the
Texas Master Naturalists™ Coastal Prairie Chapter
‘Courier’ publication.

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321 Birding Year: Luck and Lifers

Ruby-crowned Kinglet sing daily mid-summer at DeMotte Campground in the Kaibab National Forest.

“Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.” ~ Stephen Hawking

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In Their Element: Birds Of The Texas Upper Gulf Coast

A male Eastern Bluebird brings morsels to his brood.

“Nature is so powerful, so strong. Capturing its essence is not easy — your work becomes a dance with light and the weather. It takes you to a place within yourself.” ~ Annie Leibovitz

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This Weekend Is Not About Me.

“Birds have wings; they’re free; they can fly where they want when they want. They have the kind of mobility many people envy.” ~ Roger Tory Peterson

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Nature Therapy: Wild Goose Chase

“What is the use of a house if you haven’t got a tolerable planet to put it on?” ~ Henry David Thoreau

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Community Bath

 

“We know too much, and what might have been excused in other times can no longer stand up to reason. With that understanding comes moral responsibility.”  ~ Wayne Pacelle

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