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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  •  3 days 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  •  5 months 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 months 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 Enjoyable for...
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 months 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 lakefront...
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  •  8 months 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 upside-down by...
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  •  9 months 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 of the...
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  •  10 months 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 ecology. Wielgus likes...
This Footage of Kilauea Lava Pouring Into the Ocean Is Completely Bananas

This Footage of Kilauea Lava Pouring Into the Ocean Is Completely Bananas


Via: bob-nelson  •  Fields and Streams  •  10 Comments  •  11 months ago

It’s been well over a month since the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island started erupting, and molten lava continues to pour into the ocean at a steady pace. New footage shows the dramatic...
Socotra: The Most Alien-Looking Place on Earth

Socotra: The Most Alien-Looking Place on Earth


Via: krishna  •  Fields and Streams  •  13 Comments  •  2 years ago

     (images credit: Jan Vandorpe, socotra) Imagine waking up on the Socotra Island and taking a good look around you (let's say your buddies pulled a prank on you and delivered you there,...
Park Installs Device For the Colorblind so They Can Enjoy Dazzling Fall Colors

Park Installs Device For the Colorblind so They Can Enjoy Dazzling Fall Colors


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

Would you survive the "Naked and Afraid" challenge?

Would you survive the "Naked and Afraid" challenge?


Via: community  •  Fields and Streams  •  43 Comments  •  2 years ago

The 'reality' show, "naked and Afraid" involves one man and one woman, dumped naked into a hostile environment, who must somehow survive for 21 days.  The couple are allowed one tool each, usually...
Death of a Tree:  The Tale of a Nosler Bullet by Bruce Tarleton

Death of a Tree: The Tale of a Nosler Bullet by Bruce Tarleton


Via: bruce-tarleton  •  Fields and Streams  •  26 Comments  •  2 years ago

  I consider myself a pretty damn good shot.  My eyesight isn’t the best, but that’s not the only variable in marksmanship.  It’s the one variable that is limited in how it can be corrected, but...
Monarchs in western U.S. risk extinction, scientists say

Monarchs in western U.S. risk extinction, scientists say


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  Fields and Streams  •  3 Comments  •  2 years ago

Monarchs in western U.S. risk extinction, scientists say By Laura Zuckerman, Reuters,•September 8, 2017   FILE PHOTO: A monarch butterfly clings to a plant at the Monarch Grove...
Stone Arrow Heads

Stone Arrow Heads


Via: dave-2693993  •  Fields and Streams  •  70 Comments  •  2 years ago

Has anyone made stone arrow heads? What tools did you use? We started off the old way using antler after striking a couple stones to get some flakes. But we later switched to a flat file without a...
27 National Monuments Are Under Review. Here Are Five to Watch.

27 National Monuments Are Under Review. Here Are Five to Watch.


Via: bob-nelson  •  Fields and Streams  •  3 Comments  •  2 years ago

No president has ever abolished a national monument designated by a predecessor. President Trump may try to change that. Ryan Zinke, the secretary of the interior, is reviewing 27 national...
It's Gater Season!

It's Gater Season!


Via: trout-giggles  •  Fields and Streams  •  5 Comments  •  2 years ago

http://www.ozarksfirst.com/news/101-arkansans-receive-alligator-hunt-permit/781492021 Some lucky hunters got their permits to hunt alligators in Arkansas. But there's a catch (pun intended). You...
Largest bass caught in Texas lake using McDonald's chicken McNugget

Largest bass caught in Texas lake using McDonald's chicken McNugget


Via: community  •  Fields and Streams  •  19 Comments  •  2 years ago

Largest bass caught in Texas lake using McDonald's chicken McNuggetFox News, June 01, 2017Matthew McNellis and his girlfriend caught the massive bass last month by using a chicken McNugget as bait....
Water quality: A Minnesota maelstrom

Water quality: A Minnesota maelstrom


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

When it comes to protecting water, Minnesota voters have stepped up twice, by amending the state Constitution to raise funds through the State Lottery and by expanding the sales tax. The result is...
Beautiful Pumpkin Ride!

Beautiful Pumpkin Ride!


Via: community  •  Fields and Streams  •  1 Comments  •  3 years ago

  Rick Swenson gives the thumbs-up Oct. 15 after completing his record setting pumpkin paddle on the Red River from Grand Forks to Oslo, Minn. Swenson paddled nearly 25 miles in 13 hours and 40...
THE MYSTERY OF CALIFORNIA'S 'ALBINO' REDWOODS COULD BE SOLVED

THE MYSTERY OF CALIFORNIA'S 'ALBINO' REDWOODS COULD BE SOLVED


Via: community  •  Fields and Streams  •  4 Comments  •  3 years ago

Standing less than ten feet tall, the so-called "ghosts of the forest" are typically dwarfed by their giant, green-needled kin. These mutated plants can't produce their own energy and they live...
Freak lightning storm kills 323 reindeer in Norway

Freak lightning storm kills 323 reindeer in Norway


Via: community  •  Fields and Streams  •  8 Comments  •  3 years ago

OSLO, Norway -- A freak lightning storm has killed 323 reindeer in a remote mountainous area of Norway, officials said on Monday. Dead animals were found lying on top of each other, many with...
Protesters, officers gird for pipeline ruling, but restarting construction may wait regardless

Protesters, officers gird for pipeline ruling, but restarting construction may wait regardless


Via: community  •  Fields and Streams  •  16 Comments  •  3 years ago

  NEAR CANNON BALL, N.D.—Construction won't immediately restart on a $3.8 billion pipeline if a judge rules against the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe after a court hearing Wednesday, Aug. 24....
From Montreal to Minnesota, by Inland Sea

From Montreal to Minnesota, by Inland Sea


Via: community  •  Fields and Streams  •  22 Comments  •  3 years ago

The waiting room at St. Lambert Lock in Montreal looks out at a quarter-mile of chain-link fence, six security camera towers, a blaze-orange derrick and a guardhouse. There, three armed men stare...
Eaglet named Freedom recovering from high-stakes Minnesota rescue

Eaglet named Freedom recovering from high-stakes Minnesota rescue


Via: community  •  Fields and Streams  •  4 Comments  •  3 years ago

  Vet's crack shooting chipped away at branches until eaglet tangled in line fell free from 75-foot tree.    ~LINK~
Jurassic Golf Course

Jurassic Golf Course


Via: petey-coober  •  Fields and Streams  •  15 Comments  •  3 years ago

Like to try golf in a more stimulating environment ? We have it in Florida :
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