Category Archive: Rocks and Minerals

Stone Mountain 3/8/14

Saturday afternoon (after my Noonday Creek Trail walk), my family and I took a trip to hike up Stone Mountain. While sparse along the public part of the mountain due to excessive walking,… Continue reading

Sewanee Field Adventure Part 1: Overgrowth Unveiled

For the past two weeks, I attended a fantastic camp hosted by the Sewanee Environmental Institute on the spectacular 13,000 acre campus of the University of the South. The biodiversity in the old… Continue reading

Brook Run Park 6/22/13

This Saturday I led my second nature walk at Brook Run Park by my house from 8:00-11:00 A.M. The walk was pretty successful! We heard the same (probably) Wood Thrush singing the whole… Continue reading

GOS Winter Meeting Part 1-Savannah Spoil Site

The amber sunlight punctures the gray cumulus clouds. As we step out of the car for the first time, we are greeted by the “check” calls of Red-winged Blackbirds. Groups of Northern Shovelers,… Continue reading

ABA Colorado Adventure Part 2-Yippee for Pawnee!

The second day started with a very early morning, two-hour drive to Pawnee National Grasslands. The grasslands were very extensive, flat and full of birds! It took probably 30 minutes from the start… Continue reading