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  • Natural Sounds

    Natural Sounds
    Joanne Garton on EcoBlog
    I remained still underneath a swirling aquatic world. Corals of brilliant blue and pink mixed with fish of bold black and yellow. Water of crystal clarity ebbed and flowed towards gorgeously blond sand. Sea […]
    Posted January 03, 2014.
  • A Twisted Tale of Red Knot Survival

    A Twisted Tale of Red Knot Survival
    Joanne Garton on EcoBlog
    It has happened countless times: I walk into my favorite restaurant only to find that it is out of breakfast burritos. The manager points me to the tamales without ever explaining if it was a lack of eggs, a […]
    Posted November 04, 2013.
  • Fir Waves

    Fir Waves
    Joanne Garton on EcoBlog
    by Gus Goodwin I suspect there is a positive correlation between one’s appreciation for fir waves and one’s distance from them.  From a distance, fir waves etch a pleasing pattern on the landscape, pose […]
    Posted April 16, 2013.
  • Lessons from Snow Geese

    Lessons from Snow Geese
    Joanne Garton on EcoBlog
    by Liz Brownlee Beating wings fill my view. The snow geese are stark white, and the black tips of their wings pulse in contrast with their bodies. Hundreds – no, thousands – of these meaty birds move in unison. […]
    Posted March 28, 2013.
  • Orion Rising

    Orion Rising
    Joanne Garton on EcoBlog
    By Joanne Garton We all have our routines, those mental checklists we complete to make sure that our day will run smoothly. Some are entirely rational, others seem almost ridiculous, but all are part of what […]
    Posted February 19, 2013.