Musings on Nature

Monthly Archives: March, 2012

In Honor of Earth Day, Register to Vote

Earth Day is coming.  It’s not till April 22nd, but  I’m thinking about it early, perhaps because it feels like spring is about a month ahead of schedule this year.  I have to admit, I’ve enjoyed breaking out my shorts and flip-flops, but the weather is making me nervous.  It’s only March, and it’s 79 …

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The Spiders in my Casita

Six years ago, I had the grand fortune of being a resident naturalist at the Ecolodge San Luis and Research Station in Costa Rica.  I volunteered in exchange for room and board in one of the most lovely places I’ve ever been.  It was in the mountains, just below the famous Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, …

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