iNaturalist – Nature observation for citizen science

iNaturalist is a phone app you can use to record the things you see in the natural areas you visit.  It easy to start. Sign up at the website, Download the app from your iphone or android store.  Sign-in and take a look at the Missions to get an idea of the plants, animals and… Continue reading iNaturalist – Nature observation for citizen science

Colorado ecosystems

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Inspiration: The High Line NYC a greenway above city streets using native plants

Last summer I visited New York City. A place known for its bustling streets, business, and high-rises. But less known for its beautiful gardens. The High Line is a raised railway that last saw use in the late 1980s. For many years it was abandoned and weed-filled, known as a post-industrial landscape. But it’s plant… Continue reading Inspiration: The High Line NYC a greenway above city streets using native plants

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Is the bumble bee I saw a Bombus Centralis?

I have downloaded the app called iNaturalist that allows any nature observer to log their siting.  If validated, they can become part of research data.  To that end, I tried hard to get pictures for identification, but alas need more than a phone’s camera.  Without confirmation they can only be notes there so i should… Continue reading Is the bumble bee I saw a Bombus Centralis?

Garden on the move

Being home all day allows me way more access to my garden to really observe what is happening from moment to moment. Today’s finds were I moved for or five plants to Crocus to better light in a pot across the window Moved a winter creeper? Vine to a pot to climb the silver maple… Continue reading Garden on the move

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