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Nominations sought for the UK's favourite nature book

15 hours agoHobbies / Nature : Nature UK

Which nature book has been the biggest page-turner for you? Nominations are being sought for a national award.

Counting Ducks

On this cold, sunny morning, I took part in the first winter waterfowl count of the season at South Platte Park. Organized by personnel at Carson Nature Center, the counts occur monthly through the colder months, documenting the number...Show More Summary

6 super easy ways to help bugs in your garden

3 days agoHobbies / Nature : Nature UK

Helping wildlife in your garden couldn't be easier.

The Art of Listening

Effective communication is vital to human relationships and the art of listening is its key component. While we admire those who can express their ideas in efficient or creative ways, communication is a two-way street and an attentive listener is equally important.Too often, we humans equate communication with debate. Show More Summary

A Summer Day in November

An atmospheric ridge over the Western U.S., combined with downsloping, southwesterly winds east of the Front Range, has brought summer-like conditions to Metro Denver in the middle of November; our afternoon high today was 74 degrees...Show More Summary

Goose Season

Returning to Colorado a few days ago, I noticed a significant increase in the Canada goose population since I left town in late October. While the arrival of wintering geese has been late in recent years, the current flocks are right...Show More Summary

Males & Sexual Abuse

The recent spate of sexual abuse revelations involving men (politicians, pundits, broadcasters and entertainers, among others) offers clear evidence that we humans are part of the animal kingdom and that our large brains do not always...Show More Summary

Iran-Iraq Earthquake

A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the Iran-Iraq border region yesterday; the initial death toll is over 450 individuals and is almost sure to rise. The quake occurred in a active tectonic zone where the Arabian Plate is colliding with...Show More Summary

Swans at Phillips Lake

On this damp, cloudy and chilly morning, my wife and I decided to take a walk around Perry Phillips Lake, in south Columbia. After all, from now through the end of January, Eagle Bluffs Conservation Area is occupied by duck hunters and...Show More Summary

Irruption of Crossbills

Over the past few weeks, red crossbills have been reported across Metro Denver and here in central Missouri; no doubt, these irruptive migrants have been spotted in many other areas of the U.S. as well. Residents of Southern Canada,Show More Summary

Thomas Hill Reservoir

Located about ten miles southwest of Macon, Missouri, Thomas Hill Reservoir was formed by damming the Middle Fork of the Little Chariton River. The 4950 acre lake and the surrounding Conservation Area are on property owned by the Associated...Show More Summary

Bird watchers spot dinosaur in starling murmuration

last weekHobbies / Nature : Nature UK

Bird watchers at WWT Martin Mere in Lancashire we're lucky enough to spot the dino-discovery.

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