Visit us on Facebook and post your own nature photos!
Nature Seeker Workbook!
Nature Seeker Workbook: $10 plus $3.50 shipping! Click the picture above for more details!
Category Archives: Nature Notes
Stories of guardianship and caring for the Land A Snapping Turtle in a Bit of a Predicament by Linnea Palmstrom. Linnea will be a Freshman at UCSB. Previously, she contributed another story about rescuing some turkey eggs from flooded Nine … Continue reading
“In the heart of Minnetonka you can find solitude and a connection between earth and sky, if you seek it”. Photos and text by Dale Antonson If you live in Minnetonka and have yet to experience the serenity of … Continue reading
January 15 On a below zero morning I heard my first sign of spring. Who was calling in the cold? cardinal and “fee bee” call of the chickadee January 17 I was skiing and heard the drumming of a downy … Continue reading
We can not predict climate change (global warming) by studying local weather patterns. Thanks to Dr. Lee Frelich, Director of the U. Minnesota Center for Forest Ecology for contributing the graphics and making editing suggestions. Are you thinking what I … Continue reading
Evergreen Park is a small 20 acre park in my town. It is not a destination that most people would be hungry to visit. Last week-end (March 22-23, 2014), I was able to walk in places I had never been … Continue reading
Have you been letting a negative attitude dominate your emotions this winter? It is easy to understand how that could happen with the sub-zero temperatures we have been experiencing; the lack of sunlight; the daily news; the destruction of our … Continue reading
February 2nd is “Cross-Quarter Day” – half way between the Winter Solstice and the Spring Equinox. In early times, northern cultures celebrated this day with dancing and song. Here in the U.S., we call it “Groundhog Day”. There is hope … Continue reading
The first event occurred in early January. Someone told me that a snowy owl had been seen near the Arbor Lakes Shopping center about 20 minutes from my house. I went online and got complete directions where the bird might … Continue reading
Morning hike – a little unsure of the new formed ice Hidden beauty, frozen in time Memories of a summer long gone The inner space of a frozen river Elaborate art installations litter the river walk Unexpected gifts … Continue reading