Links – August 3, 2012

June Allison Water Lily

June Allison Water Lily (c) 2009 Patty Hankins

Here are some posts and articles that I enjoyed this week; I hope you enjoy them as well

Flower and Plant Links

The New York Times has Leading the Search for a Self-Reliant Bloom

The Pachamama Alliance has Monkey Face Orchids in Ecuador and Peru’s Cloud Forests

National Park and National Wildlife Refuge Links

National Parks Traveler has Visiting Great Smoky Mountains National Park With Insider Tips From Friends Of The Smokies and “BioBlitz” Coming To Rocky Mountain National Park In Late August

San Francisco Chronicle has Pinnacles monument closer to park status

Wildlife Links

Refuge Watch has Night Hunting of Coyotes Endangers Red Wolf Recovery

Environmental Issues Links

The Nature Conservatory has There’s Room for Both Wind and Wildlife

Mother Jones has And You Thought That Heat Wave Was Bad?

Photography and Art Links

Whimbrel Nature Blog has Beauty in the Details

Dan Williams Bird Photography has Golden Light…the Sunrise Version

DIY Photography has You CAN Build Everything With Lego, Even A Pinhole Camera

National Geographic has Resting Lions, Tanzania

If you are in the DC area, I hope you will join me and other flower lovers at our DC Flower Safari Meetups. The next one is scheduled for Sunday, August 5 at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden (map). For those in Maryland, we will meet at Grosvenor Metro at 6:30 AM and leave at 6:45 for Richmond. I hope to see you there!

2 Responses to “Links – August 3, 2012”

  1. meredehuit Says:

    That’s a beauty!

  2. Nadezda Says:

    Hi, Patty, I’m Nadezda. Welcome to Blotanical! I love your photo of a water lily.


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