My Birding Spot During COVID-19: Willow Lake Preserve

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This is made easier by getting out early in the morning and walking to Willow Lake Preserve, the fine natural area at the far southern end of Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. an image of the Willow Lake Preserve from Google Maps. daffodils along the trail at Willow Lake Preserve.

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Least Bittern at Arshamomaque Preserve

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When birders way out on the east end of Long Island reported breeding Least Bitterns at Arshamomaque Preserve in the town of Southold, my interest was momentarily piqued but I figured that I wouldn’t have time to go looking for them what with work and family obligations. I made Arshamomaque Preserve my first stop. The last one were breeders also, at Massapequa Preserve. ). … Trips Arshamomaque Preserve bitterns Least Bittern Suffolk County


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Preserving the British Summertime

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Ball® brand Fresh Preserving Products Launch in the UK Iconic Ball® brand fresh preserving products are now available to UK consumers, helping to make preserving jams, pickles, sauces and more at home safer and easier than ever before. Included in the range is the Ball Home Preserving Starter Kit (£19.99), a revolutionary all-in-one preserving solution for experienced and new preservers alike.

Mountain Lion at Phantom Canyon Preserve

Nature Conservancy - Science

A mountain lion makes an appearance at Phantom Canyon Preserve in Colorado. From the Field Wildlife Mammal Watching Traveling Naturalist

50 Fish, 50 States: Silver Creek Preserve

Nature Conservancy - Science

The legendarily difficult trout stream is not always so difficult. Fish & Fisheries 50 Fish 50 States Fish

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Birding The City of Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve

10,000 Birds

The City of Henderson, which must be run by very enlightened individuals, has turned a bland old waste water treatment facility into a birding destination known as the Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve, which is well worth a visit should you ever find yourself in southeastern Nevada. Avocets, Black-necked Stilts , and Spotted Sandpipers breed at the Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve. Trips Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve Las Vegas Nevada Casinos. Showgirls.

Birding Esopus Bend Nature Preserve

10,000 Birds

I eventually decided that my early morning ramble would occur at Esopus Bend Nature Preserve , a 161-acre preserve along the Esopus Creek less then I mile before it flows into the Hudson River. The mix of habitats is good, from wetland to hemlock forest, and some reports on the local listserv indicated that at least some early migrants had already been spotted in the preserve’s fine precincts. It is a great little preserve and well worth a visit.

Rufous Hummingbird at Lenoir Preserve

10,000 Birds

When Mike still lived in the Bronx, lo those many years ago, he would regularly make the run up to Yonkers, in southwestern Westchester County, to visit the Lenoir Preserve. Though he regularly sang its praises I never took the time to visit the small park along the Hudson River. That changed this week when I had the time and opportunity to twitch a Rufous Hummingbird , a bird that lives in the west and should fly south for winter.

Yoga for Self-Preservation.

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Health & Wellness Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Yoga dancing face demons self-preservation yogiYou can't flee a war that chases you for the rest of your life.

Preserving Mint for Food & Medicine

Green (Living) Review

Thankfully, preserving mint for food & medicine is easy to do in a multitude of ways. In some cases, the lines are blurred between food and medicine but with mint that just makes it easier to use in its many preserved forms. To harvest a multitude at once for fresh or preserving, simply cut the stems, 1 inch above the ground. Dehydrating Mint Having dried mint on hand is the easiest and most common way to preserve it for both food and medicine.

Preserve the Priolo: Azores Bullfinch Fundraiser

10,000 Birds

Perhaps you can help… SPEA has launched a Naturfunding environmental crowdfunding initiative called Let’s preserve the Azores Bullfinch. Maybe you’ll even pitch in to preserve the priolo. The Azores Bullfinch ( Pyrrhula murina ), also known as the Priolo or São Miguel Bullfinch , is an understated beauty endemic to the island of São Miguel in the Azores. This bird is also highly endangered, with a known population of just over 1,000 birds.

6 Simple Food Preservation Methods

Green (Living) Review

One of the best ways to eat a local, seasonal diet year-round is to preserve some foods during their most abundant time (just look at what’s piled up at the farmer’s market). We humans have preserved food for the lean months for eons as a matter of necessity, and thus we’ve invented a wide array of time-tested ways to keep food around longer, many of them very basic. Here are our top six simple ways to preserve food for winter. food preserving green living green living tips

Preserving Herbs for Best Flavor

Green (Living) Review

What’s the best way to preserve culinary herbs? Preserving basil is the exception: It dries well, but its flavor is brighter if frozen. It’s best to dry herbs that have pronounced flavors and tough or needle-like leaves — such as rosemary, thyme, sage, oregano, lavender, mint and bay. Freeze herbs with more subtle flavors and tender leaves — such as parsley, cilantro and chervil.

BALL® home preserving starter kit – Product Review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) New to preserving? I recently received this kit in the mail for review and this will just be – more or less – an initial review because in order to try it out with preserving something I will need to have the garden produce something and presently it is a little early in the season. The kit has everything that anyone starting out in preserving (canning as it is also often called, or bottling) would and could need, bar the pot, obviously.

Camera Trap Chronicles: Phantom Canyon Preserve

Nature Conservancy - Science

Camera traps reveal the wildlife secrets of Phantom Canyon Preserve in Colorado. From the Field Wildlife Camera Traps National Parks Protected Areas TNC Science

Rainforest Preservation in the Petén

Wend Magazine

The 70-family town of Carmelita is the center of the Carmelita concession, an 82,000-acre multiple-use land development zone and an important anchor for rainforest preservation in the Petén. Their goal is not simply to preserve the ecology and diversity of the forest, but also to enable communities to live within the forest, to generate sustainable incomes.

Schaefer Prairie Preserve Citizen Science

Nature Conservancy - Science

What is Schaefer Prairie Preserve Citizen Science Project? . If you live in Minnesota, then you will love the Schaefer Prairie Preserve Citizen Science Project. Through the project, citizen scientists collect data about the changes in Schaefer Prairie Preserve plants as they change with the seasons from March-October. Preserve volunteer David Astin began the project in 2010 and their first report was for 2011-2012. Morning dew on asters (Aster) at Schaefer Prairie.

Recycle your Number 5 Plastics with Preserve

Hug a Tree with Me

One program that I have been supporting for the past few years is the Preserve Gimme 5 program. Preserve is an eco-friendly company founded by Eric Hudson in 2006; they offer a wide range of home products such as toothbrushes, razors, tableware and food storage containers. The preserve team collects the post-consumer number 5’s through Gimme 5 and recycles them into new products. Not all plastics are created equal.

Preserving and canning made easy thanks to Ball

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The well-known US company Ball, with its iconic preserving/canning jars, has now also, finally some would say, arrived in the UK. So, why do I say “preserving and canning made easy thanks to Ball” or maybe simple would have been even better still? Some people seem to believe that in order to successfully preserve their garden's harvest by canning they have to have all the equipment and ideally a pressure canner even.

Bush Preserving Environment?

Green Earth Journey

Under the American Antiquities Act of 1906, a president does not need congressional approval to preserve public land or water for conservation as a National Monument. From New Scientist ONE of the George W. Bush's final acts as US president could be to create the largest marine conservation area in the world. White House officials say that Bush is considering a proposal to turn up to 2.3

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4 Easy Ways to Preserve Herbs

Green (Living) Review

Farmers’ markets and gardens are bursting with tasty fresh herbs this time of the year, so it is a perfect time not only to enjoy them fresh but also to try preserving them for use later—especially the frost-tender ones, such as basil and pineapple sage, which will be gone with the first nip of frost. Preserving fresh organic herbs is a great way to add flavor to your food, plus by not purchasing pesticide-grown plants you support a healthy environment at the same time!

Secrets of Green Cultures Part IV: Food Preservation

Green Home Blog

What was truly unique was the ability specific peoples had of preserving their food without the comfort of electricity. Various tribes realized that they could store and preserve food rather than hunt and move on to the next food abundant area. Today, personal food dehydration is being embraced much more as a green means to saving electricity as well as foregoing the many preservatives added to store-bought dried foods. Geographical Preservation.

Preserve your brain, live in a walkable neighborhood

Green (Living) Review

The latest news is that they help to preserve your brain. Walkable neighborhoods are great on many levels. I''ve lived in 9 neighborhoods in the past 9 years. Several of those have been very walkable neighborhoods, but some more than others of course. I''ve realized in my current one, one of the most walkable yet, that a nice, walkable neighborhood is a tremendous value that cannot be quantified by calculating the transportation and time savings.

How to Manage Self-Preservation with an Open Heart.

Elephant Journal

The challenge is keeping our hearts open while also maintaining a sense of self-preservation. However, when our hearts have been broken, Blog (always click 4 all blogs) dating Divorce facebook healing heartbreak protecting my heart self-preservationTo be vulnerable is to risk getting hurt, and it's impossible to maintain an open heart without vulnerability.

Preserve Parent: Raising Kids at Silver Creek

Conservancy Talk

Growing up on the preserve. Nine years ago this week I moved into the house on The Nature Conservancy’s Silver Creek Preserve in south-central Idaho. I was single then but I got married here, right on the preserve. Living on the preserve—or anywhere where nature is close by– as a parent is just a lot easier as far as I can tell. . Yes, living on a preserve also means they are a bit sheltered. Not everyone can live on a nature preserve.


Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) According to a survey Over 90% of The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) members believe that developing countries should be compensated by the international community for preserving their forests. This online survey by the Institution asked ‘Should developing countries be compensated by the international community for preserving their forests?’

Shocking new way to preserve dairy, without a fridge

Green Prophet

There is virtually no way to preserve it using refrigeration and boiling, or pasteurization, because it is too costly. “We are on a constant hunt for new, low-cost, chemical-free technologies for milk preservation, especially for small farmers in low-income countries,” says Golberg. billion people without adequate access to electricity, refrigeration is simply not a possibility and boiling does not preserve milk’s freshness over time.”

Snow Rollers: “Spontaneous Snowballs” at Silver Creek Preserve

Nature Conservancy - Science

In this case, the fields were located in and around The Nature Conservancy’s Silver Creek Preserve in south-central Idaho. Sunny Healey, the preserve’s manager, recently headed out from her office to change equipment at an erosion project. I thought they were trumpeter swans, which are regularly seen on the preserve during the winter,” Healey says. “As Healey, who lives on the preserve, had never seen them but says ranchers say they happen every 20 years or so.

Study: Preserve Plant Life Or Humans Will Go Extinct


A new study by the University of Georgia shows a gloomy future for the human race if plants are not better preserved. Published in the ‘Proceedings of the National Academy Read More The post Study: Preserve Plant Life Or Humans Will Go Extinct appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Environment News People Science Top News

Historic Preservation, Money in Politics, Fun Community, Density.

Elephant Journal

It’s all connected: money in politics, developers, historic preservation, community, safe streets, opportunity, bike-ability, enlightened society. Creating Enlightened Society. That’s our mission. That’s the mission of my Buddhist community, and of many communities. In Halifax, in Paris, in Boulder, in Firenze…traveling around, lately, I’ve seen how developers flood politicians, thus enabling them to mow down […].

Obama and Leonardo DiCaprio Unite to Create Ocean Preserve


Read More The post Obama and Leonardo DiCaprio Unite to Create Ocean Preserve appeared first on Ecorazzi. President Barack Obama and actor Leonardo DiCaprio have joined forces to carve out what could be the world’s largest marine sanctuary. Causes Environment News Top News barack obama leonardo dicaprio

Puerto Rico Preserve Canceled

Eco Friendly Daily

Across the globe it is important to establish nature preserves to help ensure the survival of endangered species and fragile lands. Each new preserve is seen as a big win by environmentalists, as it is often difficult to navigate the politics involved in the creation. In 2007, a preserve was ordered to be created in northeastern Puerto Rico. The preserve would have been approximately 3,240 acres, called the Northeast Ecological Corridor.

Beirut art project pushes for preservation of public space

Green Prophet

Beirut art collective Dictaphone Group is combining activism with show-biz in a fight to preserve Lebanon’s public spaces. Their series of interactive performance pieces is inciting hipsters and historians to join up in protest of Beirut’s unbridled development plans. Tension is never far below the surface of the capital’s staunchly secular social scene.

Michigan’s Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is Finally Preserved as Wilderness. ~ Brenna Fischer

Elephant Journal

As a proud midwestern, I did a little jig as I scrolled over the announcement on my newsfeed and I rejoiced in the fact that we are, slowly but surely, moving in the right direction for the preservation of our planet.

Preserving Olives the Green Prophet Way

Green Prophet

The autumn olive harvest is still in full swing, and those of you who are now enjoying picking and preserving this ancient Middle Eastern fruit are surely aware that this year’s crop is much better than the poorer crop years of the past years when olive crops in both Israel and the Palestinian areas were much less. Call Me Olivias de Maurico: This Syrian olive tree is loaded with fruit, most of which will fall to the ground, unpicked.

Smart Investments Needed to Preserve Ocean Wealth

Nature Conservancy - Science

What is the ocean worth? According to several credible, peer-reviewed estimates by leading experts in ecology and economics, the oceans are worth anywhere between $24 and $60 trillion annually. Those are huge numbers, on par with some of the world’s top national economies.

Ummm, I'm not sure I have a preservation value for that particular building

Environmental Economics

[commentary added for your enjoyment--or not]. Ohio University [not to be confused with THE Ohio State University] has angered local preservationists [both of them?] by resuming plans to demolish a nearly 90-year-old building on campus. The Athens County Historical Society and Museum has been trying to persuade the university to spare what it calls a historically significant structure and find some other use for it [sounds worthwhile].

Does Tonymoly my sunny waterproof sun block Preserve Memory?

Conservation Hawaii

The post Does Tonymoly my sunny waterproof sun block Preserve Memory? Peak plasma levels of octinoxate given as Kid’s ultra sunblock lotion spf 30 suspension are thus attained in 1 to 4 hours. Shiseido the makeup lifting foundation i20 medicine octinoxate has antidiabetic potential.

The Taboo of Poo: Preserving the Planet with Human Waste.

Elephant Journal

Join Walk the Talk Show, Thursday, July 17th, at 12 pm MDT, for Waylon''s chat with The Wastewater Gardener, Dr. Mark Nelson, on the nitty-gritty of constructing wetlands from one of the world''s most valuable resources: human waste!

To Preserve the Earth, Rethink Our Relationship with Nature

Conservancy Talk

Despite the ominous facts and figures, this is a story about opportunity — to be smarter about farming and ranching practices; where and how to set up mining, oil, gas and renewable energy activities; and preserving the services of crucial natural infrastructure as a central part of expanding urban spaces. This is a big year for the planet. Just look at the United Nations’ calendar. Just last week, the global community saw the launch of the U.N.’s

Meet the Moment: Share Your Stories With Clif Bar, Help Preserve our Planet

Wend Magazine

Click here to view the embedded video. Clif Bar’s Meet the Moment initiative is welcoming adventurers like you to participate by uploading a photo of your moment–wether it captures the moment of bliss on a trail run or the rush of a downhill ride.

Conserving the Ocean, Preserving the Heart of the World.

Elephant Journal

After a whiplash injury, my sister-in-law suggested floating in the ocean. I had tried acupuncture, massage therapy, pretty much everything, but. Health & Wellness Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today healing health ocean water

Rock Hall of Fame Preserves Lady Gaga’s Meat Dress


Apparently during the process of ‘processing’ the new exhibit, all the chemicals and drying agents used to preserve the outfit gave the meat a “dark, jerky-like&# appearance, so it has been painted to look ‘fresh.’ You want fries with that?