Here are some posts and articles that I enjoyed this week; I hope you enjoy them as well
National Park and National Wildlife Refuge Links
National Parks Traveler has Does Shenandoah Celebration Signal End Of CCC’s “Greatest Generation?” and 15 Ways To Enjoy The National Park System This Fall
National Parks Conservation Association has Make Plans for Public Lands This Saturday–and Enjoy a Fee-Free Park Day
The Telegraph has Scientists solve the mystery behind the flight of the bumblebee
The New York Times has Cat’s Stripes and Spots Are Tracked to a Gene
Scientific American has Japanese River Otter Declared Extinct
Kitchen Daily has 19 Crops That Would Disappear Without Bees
Mother Jones has Night of the Living Honeybees?
Environmental Issues Links
The New York Times has How ‘Silent Spring’ Ignited the Environmental Movement
Mother Jones has Crossing the Melting Arctic in a Sailboat
Yahoo! News has What Will Ice-Free Arctic Summers Bring?
Photography and Art Links
Visual Science Lab has One of those weekly phone calls that makes you question your career choice…
NBC News has Gay couple sues after photo used in anti-gay flier
Jim M. Goldstein has Digital Is Not Forever
DC Area Flower Safari
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 Meetup is scheduled for Saturday, September 29 at Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, PA. We will meet at 6:30 AM at the Grosvenor Metro Station. Then we can carpool to Longwood. I hope to see you there!