Despite recent rain, California is still in the midst of an historic drought. The past year has been the state's driest on record since 1895.
The area's deep-rooted agricultural heritage has meshed with kitchen savvy to make Saugerties a stomping ground for culinary geeks. If that's not enough to entice you, Jimmy Fallon was raised here and locals couldn't be prouder or more pleased to chat about their hometown boy.
Herbal beers are thus vestiges of an age in which beer was consumed for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
These journeys shift views, open doors to new experiences and rad people, create memories and new foundations, and have their own unique set of ups and downs.
Like most babies, these new arrivals require a lot of attention. While they wait in their incubators for one of their 16 daily feedings, they listen to the recorded voices of their parents. They are fed a special formula of papaya, scrambled eggs and insects. Insects?
The Baquerizo Moreno boardwalk on San Cristóbal Island is a nice place to stroll and enjoy the views of plants and balconies overlooking the bay. It's popular not only with tourists and locals but also with other large endemic creatures.
Celebrity Animal Trainer Brian Staples answers some meaningful and fun questions about his life philosophy. I've known Brian for five years and he has...
Everything had changed, now that we were here. I could see in her eyes that she understood: we had come to the woods.
We don't just need to fight against all the things that are broken--carbon pollution, fossil fuels, poverty, and waste. We also need to mend things. We need to build a world that really works; one that we feel good about passing along to our kids and grandkids.
We've all heard that nature is one of humanity's greatest teachers -- but we have to listen. Well, it seems my ears have been particularly receptive this past week with a number of lessons heard and emphasized.
Though I had no one close to share the memories with, I was able to focus more clearly on what makes the experience so memorable. There is something about connecting with nature in such a profound way that forces you see things from a new perspective.
It is the dream of every author to become a "brand name" -- to have his or her name above the title of the book. It is not easy for any author to accomplish this, but it is easier for those who write fiction than for those of us who write nonfiction, particularly in the world of children's literature.
When Tasmanian Liberal Senator Richard Colebeck said there would be "minor boundary modifications" to Tasmania's World Heritage Wilderness Area, I was...
There are less than 1,200 Hawaiian monk seals left in the world. Without intervention and sufficient help, within a generation, the species could be extinct. For one of only two warm water seals left on earth, that would be a sad end.
This Red-tailed Hawk arrived as a patient with a shattered left leg from a gunshot.
While it's difficult to mitigate the effects of human activities for surprising visitors from the north who are unaware of the hazards of populated, temperate climates, we can be more much conscious of our behavior toward more familiar and common wildlife in our communities.