Algae, lichen and rust color the soft gray boards of a weathered dock.
Marine Biology and Oceanography
Natural history, wildlife sightings, what's going on with the ocean, and how you can help.
I’m always careful not to waste food. (Insert joke about sale of Brooklyn Bridge or waterfront lots in Arizona here.) So after cutting the rind off a pork roast, I popped the scraps into a pot of water and boiled it to make stock. The result – gelatinous glop. Julia Child probably could have turned […]
If you can’t get ahold of a friend today don’t worry, they’ve probably left the cell phone on the kitchen counter and headed outside to count birds. The Great Backyard Bird Count Today is the first day of the annual Backyard Bird Count, and bird aficionados all over North America are out with binocs and […]
Neither snow nor rain will stay forester Elliott Menashe from heading out into the woods. Maybe gloom of night will keep him inside, but I wouldn’t bet on it. Elliott snapped this picture of some pretty impressive icicles hanging above a creek on South Whidbey Island during last week’s ice storm.