Month: August 2020

Skinks, Turtles and Birds on a Summer Morning

8/13/20 I knew that having Jim Frisinger join us would be a harbinger of good birding. Jim teaches birding at Southwest Nature Preserve and is the first one we think of when we think about birds at the preserve. And sure enough, even though… Continue Reading “Skinks, Turtles and Birds on a Summer Morning”

Field Herping and Fighting “The Nothing”

(This one first appeared in my earlier blog, “The Great Rattlesnake Highway,” in March of last year. I describe how my field herping evolved as I learned more about the animals and places I love.) I spend as much time as I can in… Continue Reading “Field Herping and Fighting “The Nothing””