First Peoples Buffalo Jump

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FIRST PEOPLES BUFFALO JUMP, Southwest of Great Falls, MT ~ Diana Lynn The Interpretive Center wasn’t open @ 8 a.m., I just drove on and found signs for the higher access to the Buffalo Jump off the rocks, over the ledge ~THE Buffalo ran and their legs, necks, backs were broken in many places and […]

The Giraffe

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  Ah…Circus Animals! The mighty lion is King; roaring loudly at the small dude, he wants nothing more than to grab that whip and chair and show the guy exactly who’s boss! The elephants are the lumbering giants who bring awe and cheers from the crowd. But, the giraffe is…under-appreciated. Not only must he ride […]

LANDMARK – Adventure Science on American Prairie Reserve

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  Bringing Adventure-Science to the American Prairie From Marco Polo to Lewis and Clark wide open grasslands have long inspired adventurous spirits, and voyages of discovery. However, very few of these vast landscapes still exist unaltered. Only the steppes of Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Patagonia and the Northern Great Plains of America have never been plowed and […]

How to Find Nesting Florida Sandhill Cranes

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  How to Find Nesting Florida Sandhill Cranes Now is a great time to search for nesting Florida sandhill cranes.  Most Floridians know that cranes are cherished members of our communities since so many can be found in our urban areas.  They are very social birds during the off season congregating in large groups but […]

Tampa Bay Photo Shootout

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Calling all photographers!  Join us for the Tampa Bay Photo Shootout in St. Petersburg, Florida being held from April 4- 6, 2014.  This event brings photographers from across the country together for photography, education, sightseeing, camaraderie and fun.  Attendees will participate in four photography workshops of their choice, a keynote presentation by Jim Clark, two […]

Melissa Hill / Buffalo Bill Center of the West

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  Speaker, Melissa Hill of the Draper Natural History Museum discusses birds of prey at The Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Melissa and her volunteer raptor handlers present four raptors, including a peregrine falcon, red-tailed hawk, turkey vulture, and a great horned owl. The program, known as the Greater Yellowstone Raptor Experience, is very […]

Raptor Fest, Boyd Hill Nature Preserve

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  by Marina Scarr The skies thankfully cleared this weekend for the Raptor Fest held at the Boyd Hill Nature Preserve nestled in urban St. Petersburg, Florida on the shore of Lake Maggiore.  This was the Preserve’s first Raptor Fest, admission and parking were free, and it was a great success with over 1100 folks […]

MOOSE-N-AROUND

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  by Sherry Gillam We hadn’t spotted a moose all summer long in Montana…not even in Yellowstone Park, which is very odd.  Maybe we had been looking too hard.  It was early October in the late afternoon and we had pulled off the highway near a tiny town near Bozeman.  I had spotted an interesting […]