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Survey Results: more Cow Bells, less Argyle Socks

I always thought it strange that bloggers would survey their readers with the intent to mold their blog to satisfy outside opinions. Like one of my survey respondents said, “I tend to think of websites (incl. blogs) […]

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eButterfly — You don’t have to know the species.

Don’t know the species of the butterfly you’ve seen, but would like to submit to eButterfly? No problem! This video with John Acorn, Zac MacDonald and Felix Sperling explains how you can still submit your observations.

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Supporting Pollinators

Why worry about pollinators? Pollinators fertilize flowers that produce fruit and seeds that many animals need to survive, including ourselves! Recently, with bees in the news due to colony collapse disorder, many are concerned about honeybee decline, and […]

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Formica – going for seed

Near the end of the trail in Elk Island National Park, I spotted a dark jumping spider on the end of a fallen log. Unable to resist Salticids, I hunkered down and began shooting. The […]

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Dogwood Calligrapha

Photographed in Edmonton Saskatchewan River valley, 28 May, 2013. ID’s by V. Belov and Jesús Gómez-Zurita at BugGuide. Compare it to Calligrapha verrucosa. (Canon 5D Mk II, EF 100mm f2.8 Macro lens, hand-held Canon 270 […]

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The Week on Sunday #21

Welcome to another Week on Sunday! ♦  The first half of yesterday was spent at City Centre, Edmonton, recording and photographing Chinese New Year’s celebrations. However  after an excellent free lunch at the Famous Wok, I stepped out, […]

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David Suzuki and The Buzz About Mosquitoes

ZAPPED: The Buzz About Mosquitoes  on The Nature of Things with David Suzuki: A new doc, inspired by Canadian cottage life, examines the menace of mosquitoes. How all annoy, and how many deliver fatal diseases, […]

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E.O. Wilson’s Global Town Hall

Yesterday, biologist E.O. Wilson held a Global Town Hall at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ Nature Research Center. During the town hall, E.O.Wilson fielded questions from middle and high-school students in the audience, as […]

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