A white weasel in winter is hard to see. Photo via Flickr.
Have you seen any weasels lately? Maybe an all white short-tailed or long-tailed weasel this winter? Here are some neat facts about this crafty little animal that lives in the Rocky Mountains.
Next time you go for a walk in winter you can be a detective.
After a freshly fallen snow is a great time to go and find some animal tracks in winter. Here are some simple tips to help you figure out what kind of animal may have left those tracks. Continue reading
Here is my list of must read kids nature books. These are some of my favorites along with some all time classics that should be in every parents home library. Continue reading
A mayfly. Photo via Flickr.
Here is a simple diagram and explanation of a mayfly lifecycle. A mayfly is an aquatic insect that lives in clean, pure rivers and lakes throughout the Rocky Mountains and world. Continue reading
Are you ready to observe birds and help scientists?
The Great American Backyard Bird Count 2018 is happening very soon! This is your chance to participate in an important effort, have fun, and learn about birds. Continue reading
Here is my ultimate list of 10 must read nature books. The natural world is all around us and these books do an amazing job of reminding us we are connected to it. Continue reading
Hiking up the mountain into the fog…
Recently I have had a few things remind me that kids have no limits. Parents need to not place limits and remember that children posses an amazing capacity to accomplish just about anything. Continue reading
An adult mayfly.
Have you ever heard of a mayfly? Here are some basic facts about this aquatic insect that can be found in rivers and lakes throughout North America and the world. Continue reading
A black capped chickadee is active during winter.
Black Capped Chickadees may be small, but they are incredibly tough and can withstand the harsh winters of the Rockies. Here is how these little birds are able to stay warm enough at night during winter. Continue reading
Have you seen a mountain lion during winter? Summer?
Mountain lions in winter are very active as they walk around and hunt prey. Here are 3 cool facts about these mountain lions during the winter, including their winter survival strategy. Continue reading