The Lab of Ornithology at Cornell has produced this delightful mini-film of researchers in Costa Rica tracking and communicating with a Pale-billed Woodpecker, the cousin to the Ivory-billed and Imperial Woodpeckers, which are considered critically endangered/possibly extinct. If you are a bird watcher, a science nerd, or a jungle hiking fan, this 11 minute film […]
At Outdoor Retailer’s Winter Market 2013 show, the state of Utah and its governor, Gary Herbert, presented “The State of Utah Outdoor Recreation Vision” after suggestions from the large trade show and its constituency to plan for and protect outdoor recreation and natural resources in the state of Utah. As a former Utah resident, taxpayer, […]
I’ll admit it: I am a first-class Ivory-billed Woodpecker junkie. This beautiful, large bird, if not extinct, has been hiding very well since the 1940s; the last known pair of birds was seen and extensively documented by Arthur Allan and Paul Kellogg in 1935 for their report Recent observations of the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker. When news broke […]
Have you already seen the video of a cow elk splashing in a forest water hole? If not, check out the 46 seconds of gleeful splashing, kicking, jumping, and general joie de vivre on display. It’s adorable.
Watching the film The Descendants makes me want to visit Hawaii something terrible. I want to hike all of its hidden mountains and canyons, lie on its beaches, and take in its views. I wish I had some personal pictures for this story, but–to borrow a term from Hollywood–it is in development. The Descendants is such […]
Have you ever wondered what was going on at Grand Canyon or Big Bend? Wonder no more, as the National Park Service has a web page where you can find and view all the live webcams in national parks that are available. The webcam network was set up to monitor air quality at national parks, […]