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Friday, July 29, 2016

Swim with the Spotted Jellies!

What is swimming in a circle?
The Spotted Jelly - Mastigias papua at the Vancouver Aquarium!
Their brown color is from algae that live symbiotically inside their tissues. 
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Thursday, July 21, 2016

Swim along with the Canada Geese - Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C. Canada

Swim with us and the Canada Geese - in Canada!
We took a stroll bird watching through Stanley Park which is on the edge of downtown Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada.
We had joggers, walkers and these swimmers for quiet company.
This flotilla of Canada geese! (Branta canadensis)
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Australia (azure, little, & forest kingfishers, brolga, white-bellied sea eagle, & saltwater crocodile)

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Record a stream! Mount Seymour Provincial Park

How do you listen to a stream?
How do you record a stream? 
At Mount Seymour Provincial Park, we took a walk through damp British Columbia rainforest.
As we crossed a footbridge on the Baden-Powell trail,
I really liked the sound of the water trickling down the mossy logs and across the stones into a small rivulet.   Listen!
Baden-Powell Trail blaze sign
I made a mental note to record it when we hiked back by.
Listen to the Stream!
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Listen to the River! Russian River Adventure Canoe Trip, Healdsburg, CA
The Voices of a River - Lamoille Canyon, NV

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Up a Tree - Ants - After the Fire - Calabasas, CA Part 3

In the "V" of an oak tree, something is very busy.
In fact, thousands of somethings!
These tiny but dedicated creatures are rapidly moving and harvesting oak leaf litter after the Calabasas Fire in June 2016.
Sit back and watch the ladies at work! 
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After the Fire - Calabasas, CA   {part1}

See the Oaks Calabasas Fire Part 2

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And for you bee lovers!
Water for Hot Summer Bees (California)