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Jennifer Bolande ransoms the desert landscape from advertisers through ‘Visible Distance / Second Sight’ billboard installations

The Mojave Desert in California is awesome to behold. Literally awe-inspiring.Granite mountains stand watch above vast seas of desert scrub dotted with Joshua trees. Swathes of seasonal wildflowers create intoxicating waves of color. Stoic sand dunes and … Continue Reading Jennifer Bolande ransoms the desert landscape from advertisers through ‘Visible Distance / Second Sight’ billboard installations

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iPhone Apps for Naturalists (2016)

Refreshing the List for 2016This is an update of a post that initially appeared in 2014 highlighting iPhone apps for naturalists. Whether you’re a birder, stargazer, or mushroom fanatic (is there a nickname … Continue Reading iPhone Apps for Naturalists (2016)

Noteworthy: “Brilliant Botany” Youtube Series

 Launched in 2011, Brilliant Botany began as a blog created by Claire Hopkins while studying Plant Science and English as an undergraduate. Initially a platform for Claire to share her contagious … Continue Reading Noteworthy: “Brilliant Botany” Youtube Series

Chip Clark’s Iconic National Museum of Natural History Photos Resurface

Chip Clark  joined the team at the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History (SI NMNH) in 1973 as a staff photographer. In addition to capturing high speed images of flying … Continue Reading Chip Clark’s Iconic National Museum of Natural History Photos Resurface

Lyle Krahn’s ‘Wild Photos and the Tales They Tell’

The internet is full of photoblogs where you can view the work of hundreds upon hundreds of outstanding photographers, both amateur and professional.  Clicking through them, you quickly become accustomed to a typical site … Continue Reading Lyle Krahn’s ‘Wild Photos and the Tales They Tell’

Recognizing Some Contemporary (Female) Naturalists

This morning, I mentioned via Twitter that UCLA is hosting a public conference as part of the Wallace Centenary Celebration (WCC) commemorating the 100th anniversary of the esteemed naturalist’s death.  The conference … Continue Reading Recognizing Some Contemporary (Female) Naturalists

A to Z of the Human Condition: N is for Natural Curiosity

This is a reblog of a guest post I wrote for the Wellcome Collection concerning ‘Human Nature’ – our innate fascination with the natural world around us.  I hope you … Continue Reading A to Z of the Human Condition: N is for Natural Curiosity

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