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Lesser Yellowlegs at Eagle Bluffs

In April, blue-winged teal, American coot and lesser yellowlegs are generally the most common wetland birds at Eagle Bluffs Conservation Area, on the Missouri River floodplain. Today was no exception.Lesser yellowlegs (mid-sized shorebirds)...Show More Summary

In Support of Science

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On this Earth Day, hundreds of marches across the globe demonstrated support for the scientific method, an investigative process that has led to the technologic evolution of human civilization and has greatly expanded our understanding...Show More Summary

Late April at Roxborough

This morning, I joined my wife, daughter and grandson for a hike at Roxborough State Park, southwest of Metro Denver. Adorned with spectacular rock formations from the Cretaceous, Permian and Pennsylvanian Periods, it is one of the most scenic preserves in Colorado.Though rain was threatening, we completed a two mile loop through the Park. Show More Summary

Tiny Travelers

This week, three small summer species have arrived on our Littleton farm. I mentioned the house wrens at South Platte Park several days ago and, on the following day, one had settled down on the farm, singing from and moving among brushpiles...Show More Summary

Love the Bluebells!

Virginia Bluebells (Mertensia Virginia) I never get tired of seeing Virginia Bluebells along Walker Creek. They are gorgeous all along the rivers. This spring-fed waterfall is right off the road. Bluebells line the banks of the waterfall. Show More Summary

Painted Ladies Arrive

No, we are not hosting an Easter Parade at our Littleton, Colorado, farm. Rather, I am referring to the arrival of painted lady butterflies over the past two days, a bit earlier than usual (again reflecting our mild winter and spring...Show More Summary

Chokecherry Farm

If I were to name our Littleton, Colorado, farm, I would probably choose Chokecherry Farm. These suckering, drought-tolerant shrubs are widespread on our property, growing along borders, fence lines and our man-made structures.Now festooned...Show More Summary

Pathways to Freedom | Secrets: Signs and Symbols

Harriet Tubman was not satisfied with her own freedom, returning many times to free family members and others, taking them to the North or Canada. Underground Railroad: The William Still Story is a production of 90th Parallel Productions Ltd in association with Rogers Broadcasting Limited and WNED-TV Buffalo/Toronto

Concentration Camps - Jewish Virtual Library

The Holocaust: Concentration Camps. Category » The Holocaust: Basic History Frequent Asked Questions. Question: Who decided to create the concentration camps? A: The very first decision to open concentration camps for political opponents was

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Mother Earth Living: Healthy Homes, Natural Health, Green

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