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These Were the Most—and Least—Popular National Parks in 2023

These Were the Most—and Least—Popular National Parks in 2023


Via: outis  •  Fields and Streams  •  10 Comments  •  5 months ago

The NPS is amazing. Fifty years ago, a now-deceased uncle supervised the construction of the Mount Rushmore Visitors Center - that building is also no longer with us... When I visited...
It’s a Spider, Not a Doctor, Captain or Vulcan

It’s a Spider, Not a Doctor, Captain or Vulcan


Via: hallux  •  Fields and Streams  •  9 Comments  •  10 months ago

Great news: Canada's most endangered animal (the Marmot) is making a comeback.

Great news: Canada's most endangered animal (the Marmot) is making a comeback.


Via: hallux  •  Fields and Streams  •  11 Comments  •  last year

5 Amazing Waterfalls of Havasupai

5 Amazing Waterfalls of Havasupai


Via: kavika  •  Fields and Streams  •  34 Comments  •  last year

Many people regard some of the western states as nothing but desert. But in that desert are hidden gems that are well worth any trip and this is one of them.  The Waterfalls of Havasu Canyon in...
Where the buffalo roam, endangered prairies thrive

Where the buffalo roam, endangered prairies thrive


Via: gregtx  •  Fields and Streams  •  3 Comments  •  2 years ago

At Least Feral Hogs Make Good Crocodile Food

At Least Feral Hogs Make Good Crocodile Food


Via: gregtx  •  Fields and Streams  •  27 Comments  •  2 years ago

A few jaguars now roam the Arizona borderlands—why that's a big deal

A few jaguars now roam the Arizona borderlands—why that's a big deal


Via: gregtx  •  Fields and Streams  •  22 Comments  •  2 years ago

How a Guy From a Montana Trailer Park Overturned 150 Years of Biology

How a Guy From a Montana Trailer Park Overturned 150 Years of Biology


Via: hallux  •  Fields and Streams  •  5 Comments  •  2 years ago

Finally, an invasive species that isn't so bad: the (giant) Joro spider

Finally, an invasive species that isn't so bad: the (giant) Joro spider


Via: hallux  •  Fields and Streams  •  6 Comments  •  3 years ago

American bumblebees have vanished from 8 U.S. states; could soon be protected under Endangered Species Act

American bumblebees have vanished from 8 U.S. states; could soon be protected under Endangered Species Act


Via: gregtx  •  Fields and Streams  •  7 Comments  •  3 years ago

Petition calls for Jill Biden to undo Melania Trump’s changes to White House Rose Garden

Petition calls for Jill Biden to undo Melania Trump’s changes to White House Rose Garden


Via: hallux  •  Fields and Streams  •  26 Comments  •  3 years ago

I doubt that even Donald liked it.
Experts warn of a murder hornet resurgence: Here's how Canada is preparing

Experts warn of a murder hornet resurgence: Here's how Canada is preparing


Via: hallux  •  Fields and Streams  •  11 Comments  •  3 years ago

Wuhan Wasps? ... what's next ...
'Shot through the heart': Loon fatally stabs bald eagle in defence of chicks

'Shot through the heart': Loon fatally stabs bald eagle in defence of chicks


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  Fields and Streams  •  6 Comments  •  4 years ago

BUZZ NOTE:  There is a video or other FaceBook item that I am unable to open near the end of this article, but you can view it by clicking the "SEEDED CONTENT' link just below this message, that...
Giant vegetables crop up and win awards

Giant vegetables crop up and win awards


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  Fields and Streams  •  3 Comments  •  5 years ago

Giant vegetables crop up and win awards chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2019-10-18 Editor's note: During harvest season, many countries hold annual pumpkin contests. Not only pumpkins, but...
Do fish feel pain?

Do fish feel pain?


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  Fields and Streams  •  31 Comments  •  5 years ago

Do fish feel pain? By Christian Cotroneo, Mother Nature Network, September 28, 2019 One creature in this photo has the upper hand. (Photo: Irina Tarzian/Shutterstock) As a species, we...
Nearly 3 billion birds have disappeared from North America since 1970

Nearly 3 billion birds have disappeared from North America since 1970


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  Fields and Streams  •  20 Comments  •  5 years ago

Nearly 3 billion birds have disappeared from North America since 1970 By Mary Jo Dilonardo, Mother Nature Network, September 20 2019 Grassland birds like meadowlarks were...
Brown trout caught at Lake Taneycomo sets new Missouri record

Brown trout caught at Lake Taneycomo sets new Missouri record


Via: sparty-on  •  Fields and Streams  •  11 Comments  •  5 years ago

A Missouri man just became the new state record-holder for brown trout, hauling in a 40-pound, 6-ounce fish at Lake Taneycomo in Branson on Wednesday using a pole and line. The Missouri...
Discovery of billion-year-old fungi changes our understanding of life on Earth

Discovery of billion-year-old fungi changes our understanding of life on Earth


Via: bob-nelson  •  Fields and Streams  •  1 Comments  •  5 years ago

When scientists search for species that lived hundreds of millions of years ago they’re not always just looking for ancient animals. Life on Earth has changed a lot over time, but...
It’s Warm and Stealthy, and It Killed Yellowstone Trees and Turned Soil Pale

It’s Warm and Stealthy, and It Killed Yellowstone Trees and Turned Soil Pale


Via: bob-nelson  •  Fields and Streams  •  11 Comments  •  5 years ago

There’s something new in Yellowstone National Park , and it’s hot and corrosive. It’s also, “been sneaking up on the park for the last 20 years,” and has grown to be the size of four soccer...
Does anyone out there love fishing?

Does anyone out there love fishing?


By: kathleen  •  Fields and Streams  •  15 Comments  •  6 years ago

I was going through some old photos the other day and I found this one of my sister. She had passed away 13 years ago and there was a box of pictures that were hers. I never went through them all...
Why catch and release is tough on fish

Why catch and release is tough on fish


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  Fields and Streams  •  86 Comments  •  6 years ago

Why catch and release is tough on fish Study looks at how fish have trouble eating once the hook is removed. By Mary Jo DiLonardo, Mother Nature Network, October 10 2018...
Life [WAS] a Beach - Memories of Lakeside Living

Life [WAS] a Beach - Memories of Lakeside Living


By: buzz-of-the-orient  •  Fields and Streams  •  28 Comments  •  6 years ago

Life [WAS] a Beach - Memories of Lakeside Living This was my year-round chalet on Gull Lake in the Haliburton Lake District of Ontario during the 1980s. My best friend had built a...
How America's 'most reckless' billionaire created the fracking boom

How America's 'most reckless' billionaire created the fracking boom


Via: bob-nelson  •  Fields and Streams  •  3 Comments  •  6 years ago

Photograph: Grandriver/Getty The wild tale of America’s energy revolution , and the cowboy who made and lost billions on shale. Between 2006 and 2015, the energy world was turned...
This city in China is bursting with UNESCO World Heritage gardens

This city in China is bursting with UNESCO World Heritage gardens


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  Fields and Streams  •  4 Comments  •  6 years ago

This city in China is bursting with UNESCO World Heritage gardens By  JACQUELINE GULLEDGE , Mother Nature Network, August 3 2018 Humble Administrator's Garden is one of the most famous...
Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf Scientist?

Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf Scientist?


Via: bob-nelson  •  Fields and Streams  •  1 Comments  •  6 years ago

A gray wolf in northeastern Washington State.    David Moskowitz You might not guess from looking at him that Rob Wielgus was until recently a tenured professor of wildlife...
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